Implants are synthetic structures that are placed in the area of the tooth normally occupied by the root. Implants are anchored to the jawbone or metal framework on the bone and act as a foundation for an artificial tooth or permanent bridge. In some cases, implants can be used to attach dentures. There are a number of factors that will determine whether or not you are suitable for an implant a consultation is needed to be able to ensure we provide you with an accurate response to this question.
With any surgical procedure there are risks and you should always consider getting a second opinion from another practitioner before having surgery of any kind. Please ask all the questions you need to and take your time before committing to any invasive procedure.