Dental implants replace tooth roots. Implants provide a strong base for permanent (removable) or removable teeth that are compatible with your natural teeth.
Dental implants are made of pure titanium that is compatible with the human body. It is shaped like a thin rod that is inserted into the jawbone. Dental implants are said to be the best replacement for missing teeth today. The remarkable thing about it is that if it is properly maintained after being placed in the jaw, it will have a very high durability.
Despite advances in dental care, millions of Iranians suffer from toothache, which is mainly due to tooth decay, periodontal disease or injury. For years, the only treatment options available to people who had lost their teeth were bridges and dentures. But today, dental implants are available. Next, it is better to know what are the types of dental implants? And what are its uses? There have been two different types throughout history:
An endopostal implant is an implant that is inserted into the bone, but a subprostial implant is placed on the jawbone and under the gum tissue. Suboprosthetic implants are no longer used today because they have poorer long-term results and less strength than endostatic implants.