The implant is a screw mad of steel, which replaces the natural teeth root. The implant is placed by surgery in the jaw, where within three to six months permanently coalesces with the bone. The cervical area of the implant is in line with the gingiva and links the head of the implant with the body of the implant in the bone. The prosthesis will tightly join the implant head.
The diameter of the implant is 3 - 6 mm and the length is 8 - 16 mm, nowadays are prepared by titanium, since this material is easy and extremely tissue friendly. The permanent "root screw" and the immediate gum margin give a good base for wide range of prosthesis applications. The odontologist will select the implant according to your bone quantity and structure.