What Are Dental Implants?

Dental implants are artificial titanium posts or screw threads that are used to replace teeth that have been lost due to decay, broken teeth or other causes. They are typically used by dentists to realign lost teeth during procedures like wisdom tooth surgery, tooth extraction and other tooth restoration surgeries. A dental implant consists of two parts: the prosthetic crown or post, which is titanium screws attached to the bone; and the root canal device, which is a plastic rod with a camera built into it used to guide the…