A dental implant is an artificial tooth root, similar in shape to screws. When dental implants are placed in your jawbone they bond with your natural bone. They become a sturdy base for supporting one or more artificial teeth, called crowns.
Replacement of lower failing teeth with all on 4 dental implants and provisional bridge. We can see that the gums shrink downwards after the healing period, when the implants have fully integrated we will take new impressions of the new gum position and make the final bridge.