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Implant Restoration

Implant Restoration – Contact us for an examination and we can let you know if you need a dental implant restoration and the best way to proceed.

Structure of an Implant

A dental implant consists of three parts:

  • Implant: This is the part that is embedded in your jawbone that provides the base for the rest of the structure. It fuses with the bone in a process called osseointegration, making it a secure anchor for the replacement crown.
  • Abutment: Made of titanium and zirconium, the abutment attaches to the implant and provides a structure for a sculpted porcelain crown to connect to.
  • Crown: This is the part that you see above the gum line. Crowns are usually made of porcelain, and they are cemented to the abutment.

 

 

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