Implants are artificial tooth roots made of titanium and are taken up from the jaw bone as endogenous tissue. They are used as a replacement of lost teeth and offer the opportunity for almost
every patient to regain the chewing function and natural esthetics. The implant-borne superstructure can ideally take place both with tightly fitting dental prosthesis and with a removable
The key advantage compared to a tooth replacement, for example, with a classical bridge, is in the fact that with the implant, no precious tooth substance of adjacent teeth has to be sacrificed.