Dental implants is one of the greatest achievements of modern dentistry. Dental implants saves the patient's existing teeth and restores missing, stops jaw bone loss, restores normal chewing, bite function, self-confidence and a beautiful smile. A dental implant is a titanium screw that is upright in the jaw bone instead of the missing tooth, it supports a dental prosthesis such as a crown. There are many ways to restore the tooth crown, but only implantation can fully restore tooth - both the root and the crown. The implant is rotated under local anesthesia, the operation takes about 1 hour. An osseointegrated implant takes anywhere from three to six months to anchor and heal, at which point your dentist can complete the procedure by placing a crown restoration.