There are several different types of dental implants. Two of the more common varieties are endosteal and subperiosteal implants. Endosteal implants are placed squarely in the jawbone, and are the most common implant. Subperiosteal implants are used for those with a shallow jawbone, or in cases where the jawbone has deteriorated.
How is a Dental Bridge is Used?
A dental bridge is an appliance that fills a gap that’s caused by a single missing tooth or multiple missing teeth. A typical bridge usually has several crowns, which fit precisely in a gap.