A dental implant can be applied to complete many different types of dental restorations. The implant, which replaces the roots of a lost tooth, can be topped by a number of prosthetic devices that are used to replace the natural crown.
Here are two prosthetic devices that may be paired with implants.
Implant-Secured Top Dentures
A traditional top denture is held in place by suction. The device rests against the soft tissues of the roof of the mouth.