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Dental implants can be used to support both fixed and removable restorations. There are advantages and disadvantages, indications and contraindications for each. Both can be effective for replacing missing teeth.
Dental implants have become routine (and often more conservative than conventional dentistry) in the treatment of missing teeth. Under the right conditions they can be utilized to immediately replace a hopeless tooth or teeth while creating beautiful esthetics.
In order to determine whether a prospective patient is a candidate for implants, a medical evaluation and bone volume assessment are required. Surgery can often be carried out with simple local anesthesia. Light to deep sedation (sleep anesthesia) can be beneficial for more complex cases.