This one-page handout educates people about the use of dental implants to replace missing teeth. It briefly explains what dental implants are and how they are placed in the jawbone. The document discusses the advantages of dental implants over removable dentures and fixed bridges, which are other methods of replacing missing teeth, and identifies the factors necessary for a dental implant to be successful.
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