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    What is a dental implant?

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  • Dr Keith Baetz

    Dentist, Prosthodontist

    To enable Dr Baetz and his team to provide you with the highest level of care, your first appointment is the most important.Dr Baetz will … View Profile

    A dental implant is a titanium screw which gets screwed into the bone and it takes the place of the root of a missing tooth. Then when the bone has grown around that and made it firm into the bone, a crown can be placed upon that implant and then you'll have a crown on an implant which is the same as having a crown on the root of the tooth, but the root of the tooth isn't there and the implant is.

  • Jaffar Dental - Trusted and Established since 1997. We are a family owned General Dental Practice offering a friendly and caring environment in Waterford QLD. … View Profile

    A dental implant is a metal fixture ( usually made of titanium ) that is surgically placed into the jaw bone where a tooth would normally exist. This fixture acts as an artificial root to help rebuild a tooth above the gumline to replace a lost tooth or group of teeth.

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