Implantology is the branch of dentistry dedicated to dental implants. The dental implant is an artificial tooth root that is inserted into the jawbone (either the maxilla or the mandible).
Although the whole unit is usually referred to as a “dental implant,” the implant itself is what’s surgically placed. It fuses to your jawbone and serves as the root. Above that is an abutment, which connects the “root” to the implant crown or denture (often called a prosthesis ).
A natural tooth has two main components: The Crown and the root. The crown is the visible part of the tooth and the root is located below the gumline, in the bone of the jaw. Implantology is the branch of dentistry dedicated to dental implants.Implantalogy Image Diagram - Chart - diagrams and charts with labels. This diagram depicts Implantalogy Image