Dental Implants

The replacement of a missing tooth with a dental implant is an aspiration that is thousands of years old.  Until the late 20th century dental implant procedures were seldom successful for the long term.

 

Modern, reliable dental implant technology has been credited to a Swedish orthopedic surgeon/researcher names Per Ingvar Branemark.  He demonstrated that with gentle preparation of a bone cavity and precise fitting of a titanium cylinder, that bone would grown onto the titanium surface making the titanium cylinder part of the bone.

Dental Implant Photos: Before & After