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Dental Blog Glendale, AZ
Dr. Michael Allard has created this informative blog to help educate the community. At Arrowhead Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery our hope is this blog will help the cover subjects you may be interested in.
Dental implants are screwlike posts mostly made of metal securely attached to the jaw. The posts act as the tooth's root. The surgeon then uses a connector to connect the implants with an artificial tooth. The 3 most common dental implants used by dental surgeons are endosteal implants, subperiosteal implants, and zygomatic implants. Endosteal Implants Endosteal implants are the most commonly used by dental surgeons. Blades, screws, or cylinders replace your tooth root and are mostly made of ceramic or titanium material. The surgeon will drill them into your jawbone so that they can... Read more...