An excellent alternative to replacing missing teeth with the dental bridge is the utilization of the restorative implant. A restorative, or dental implant, is a man-made tooth root replacement made of titanium, which is an extremely strong, lightweight, and biocompatible metal that has been used for decades in hip and knee replacements by orthopedic surgeons. Dental implants are available in many different sizes and shapes to be used for the appropriate teeth being replaced. Careful attention to screening for the right combination of implant selection and custom fitting of teeth to the implant are crucial to the high success rate of implant dentistry. Dr. Todd Eder coordinates your treatment with an oral surgeon, a dentist who specializes in the placement of dental implants, and with the professional dental laboratory that will make the tooth or teeth that will be anchored to your implant. The dental implant can be utilized to replace one tooth, multiple teeth, and for making your dentures fit better. Our skilled dentist at Brownsburg Family Dental Care has over 20 years of experience in replacing missing teeth with implant-supported crowns, bridges, and dentures. For more information on dental implants in Brownsburg, Indiana, we welcome you to call or visit our dental office today.