IMPLANTOLOGY - is the introduction of inorganic substitutes for lost organs into the body. In dentistry, with the help of implantology, all missing teeth are replaced. Such a substitute is called an implant and is made of metal.
What is a dental implant?
A dental or dental implant is a shank of 3 to 5 mm in diameter. A dental implant is made from the metals of the titanium group - titanium and zirconium. Implantology also uses various types of ceramics, leucosapphire and other substances that do not cause irritation reactions.
An implant is a titanium rod that is inserted into the jaw bone and serves as the basis for the installation of a ceramic-metal crown or prosthesis.