Single Implant
 
Single-tooth implants can be used in people who are missing one or more teeth. An implant is surgically placed into the jawbone. After the bone fuses to the implant (known as osseointegration), it acts as a new "root" upon which a crown (cap) will be fitted to replace your missing tooth.  The single implant may sometimes be restored immediately with a temporary crown on the day of surgery, however should the dentist be concerned about healing, the temporary or final crown is fitted a a short while after the surgery (three weeks to four months). Single implants look and feel like natural teeth and if well cared for, may last for decades.
 
Single implant restorations are now the treatment of choice when one tooth is missing as it does not involve preparing the adjacent teeth to support a conventional bridge, which is quite damaging.
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When all teeth are missing or in such condition that they need to be replaced, dental implants are the best permanent solution.
Immediate load is when a tooth is placed on to your dental implant within 24 - 48 hours of surgery. For many years, dental implants have been the sole option for many who’ve suffered with lost or bad teeth.