Generally, an artificial tooth or bridge attached to the underlying jawbone.
Many older Americans have lost some or all of their teeth. For them, there is an alternative to removable dentures, fixed bridges, and missing teeth - dental implants. Implantology has become one of the most popular areas of dentistry.
Unlike conventional crowns and bridges, which rely on remaining teeth for support, a dental implant consists of an artificial tooth or bridge attached to the underlying jawbone.
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