IMPLANT PLACEMENT AT THE TIME OF TOOTH REMOVAL
Dental implants replace a missing tooth or teeth. The implant is fabricated from pure titanium and replaces the missing root of the missing or extracted tooth. Utilizing the principles of microsurgery, the patient can receive this implant by creating a small opening in the gingiva and, when it is possible, an implant may be placed at the same time as the tooth being extracted. This is followed by a healing period of approximately two to six months, after which the patient’s restorative dentist will place a crown on the implant.
(1) Fractured/broken tooth. (2) Tooth removed. (3) Implant placed at the time of tooth removal. (4) Implant with healing abutment. (5) Dental implant with restored crown.