İnspite of the intensive scientific efforts and technical improvements to protect natural teeth, teeth losses are continuing.Dental implants are needed as much as convertial prothesis, to correct the mastication system of particially and completely edentulous patients.
With implants, the lack of tooth can be removed without the preperation of the adjacent teeth; especially in the cases such as the lack of a single tooth.
Dental implant aplication starts after the preparetion of infrastructure with artificial bone or taking bone from a part of the body, in case there is not enough bone to place dental implants to the jaws.
By replacing missing tooth roots, dental implants provide people with the strength and stability required to eat all the foods they love, without struggling to chew. Additionally, dental implants stimulate and maintain jaw bone, preventing bone loss and helping to maintain facial features.
(See also: Maxillofacial Surgery: Part: pre-prosthetic surgery).