|B. The Implant Placement Procedure|
|The Two-Stage Procedure
The implant is screwed or tapped into a surgically prepared site. The gum tissue is closed over the implant
The implant remains under the gum for 3 to 6 months. The patient continues to wear their denture during this period
(3 to 6 months later)
The implant is exposed by removing a small amount of gum tissue. An insert can be screwed or cemented down into the implant.
The secured insert can accommodate various attachments upon which overdentures, bars, crowns, or bridges may attach.
|The One - Stage Procedure