A single dental implant replaces ONE missing tooth. It is made up of three components: (1) the implant screw (2) the post (3) the crown- usually a white crown.
Diagrams explaining what is a single dental implant
Not necessarily. An implant bridge, which consists of two mini implants, can be used to support three, four, five or even six missing teeth. It depends on the structure of the jaw bone and the occlusal load. Our implant experts will be able to give you more information after examining your mouth.