Screw retained dental bridges on dental implants

Everyone knows what a dental implant is: a screw type piece (usually made of titanium) that is inserted into the bone and replaces the rooth of a missing tooth. On top of this implant after a few month a crown will be placed so the aesthetic and function is once again regained. The way that the crown is fitted on top of the implant is facilitated by another piece (made of titanium or zirconium) called abutment.
So, we have three component to replace a missing tooth – the dental implant screw, the abutment and the crown.
Let’s take a look at these …

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