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Dental implants

A dental implant is an artificial tooth root that's placed into your jaw to hold a replacement tooth, bridge, or denture. Dental implants may be an option for people who have lost a tooth or teeth.

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Written by HealthInfo clinical advisers. Page created October 2018.

See also:

Gum disease

Knocked-out and broken teeth

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