An endosteal implant can be placed in one-stage, two-stages, or three-stages, depending on a number of aesthetic and health-related concerns.

  • One-stage: this method utilizes a non-submerged single-piece implant with a metal collar designed to protrude through the gum as the bone heals to the implant. After sufficient healing time (3-6 months), an abutment is connected to the implant, after which the crown can be fabricated to replace the missing tooth.
  • Two-stage: the process is the same as that of a single-stage procedure. But before the abutment is fitted, the dentist will conduct a second surgery, cutting through the gum over the healing cap to examine the stability and proper integration of the implant with the bone.
  • Three-stage: when the implants are completely healed, the patient may opt for a final restorative procedure, like connecting prosthetic teeth.

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