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Dental Implants

Dental Implants

A dental implant is a "root" device, usually made of titanium, used in dentistry to support restorations that resemble a tooth or group of teeth to replace missing teeth.

Virtually all dental implants placed today are root-form endosseous implants, i.e., they appear similar to an actual tooth root (and thus possess a "root-form") and are placed within the bone (endo- being the Greek prefix for "in" and osseous referring to "bone"). The bone of the jaw accepts and osseointegrates with the titanium post. Osseointegration refers to the fusion of the implant surface with the surrounding bone. Dental implants will fuse with bone; however, they lack the periodontal ligament, so they will feel slightly different from natural teeth during chewing.

Prior to the advent of root-form endosseous implants, most implants were either blade endosseous implants, in that the shape of the metal piece placed within the bone resembled a flat blade, or subperiosteal implants, in which a framework was constructed to lie upon and was attached with screws to the exposed bone of the jaws.

Dental implants can be used to support a number of dental prostheses, including crowns, implant-supported bridges or dentures. They can also be used as anchorage for orthodontic tooth movement. The use of dental implants permits undirectional tooth movement without reciprocal action.

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Below are the clinics which provides this service: 

Klinik Pergigian & Pusat Pakar Pergigian Emmanuel Klang
Dr Alex Lo Palm Square Dental Centre
Dr. Alex Lo Dental Centre
Chai Dental Specialist & Implant Centre (Bangsar)
Formosa Dental Surgery (Lorong Selamat, Georgetown)
Klinik Doktor Pergigian Arasu (Pandan Jaya,K.L)
Tam Dental Clinic
Klinik Pergigan Alya
Klinik Pergigian Berkat
Klinik Pergigian Chin (Ipoh, Perak)
Zhou Specialist Dental & Implantology Clinic
Chung Dental Specialist & Orthodontic clinic
Gentle Dental @ Bangsar
White Perfect Dental Clinic (Connaught Branch)
MODA Dental Specialists
Surgeri Pergigian Family Care Dental Clinic
Bala Dental Clinic (Bangsar)
Klinik Pakar Pergigian Wong
Yip Dental Surgery (Solaris Dutamas, Kuala Lumpur)
KPJ KL Dental Specialist Centre (Level 3)

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