Implants have been used for many years in dental treatment for the replacement of missing teeth. The benefits are enormous and many a mouth has been restored back to good health.
From time implants were first introduced into the world of dentistry, vast improvements have taken place. Implant dentistry is a very sophisticated treatment option.
The basic principle is that the implant makes a solid attachment to the bone providing a foundation for many restorative options. It is not quite as simple as just drilling a hole in the bone and screwing in the implant. Much skill is demanded.
There has also been a major advance in the radiographic examination of the underlying bone through 3D visualisation. This is done with a CBCT scan. This x-ray allows for a careful examination of the underlying bone and detailed planning can take place prior to undertaking the surgical procedures.
Due to many reasons permanent are lost . This is where implants offer another chance but there is no fourth change.
Prevention is always better than cure.