Dental implants, a modern method of dental medicine  

Over the course of their lives, many people lose teeth. The possible reasons for this are accidents, caries or periodontal disease.

Modern implantology has become a well established technique offering numerous advantages.

What is a dental implant?

A dental implant is a screw, usually made of titanium, but nowadays also made of zirconia as an alternative to metal. By means of a surgical procedure carried out at the practice, the screw can be inserted into the jawbone. Hence it replaces the root of the missing tooth.

A denture (crown or brace) is then secured to this artificial abutment. The technique of implants enables us to replace a single tooth, fill a gap between two teeth that may or not be significant, or hold a removable prosthesis in an edentulous jaw.  

We use excellent quality implants that are manufactured by the Astratech (Dentsply), Straumann and Dentalpoints (Zeramex), who are leaders in the field of implantology.

Boschung dental practice - Inserting an implant - Vevey Boschung dental practice - Implant in the bone - Vevey
Boschung dental practice - Implant after healing - Vevey Boschung dental practice - Final crown on implant - Vevey

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