· Types
· Qualifications

· Artificial substitutes for natural tooth roots
· Mad from titanium, covered with material that can attach to the jaw bone
· Endosseous : placed within the jaw
· Sub- periosteal : attached under the gum but over the jaw
· Involves several visits
· Either bridges or dentures are made to cover the implants

· Someone in good health
· Sufficient jaw bone to support the implant
· Lack of other medical complications