A dental implant can replace a missing natural tooth. The implant is made out of titanium or titanium alloys, and the crown (which is placed over the implant) is typically made from materials such as ceramics, porcelain, gold, silver, or metal alloys.
A dental implant is a titanium post that is surgically positioned into the jawbone beneath the gum line to replace the tooth's root. It is then topped with a crown after healing to provide the appearance of a natural, healthy tooth. If you're considering implants, you must have healthy gums and a jaw bone that is strong enough to secure and support the post.
Single tooth implants are: