Some of these missing teeth can be in the smile area. This picture shows a patient of mine that lost two of her teeth due to fractures in the root. She did not like showing the large gap between her molar and her canine tooth.
For this case I selected a OCO Biomedical two piece 3.25mm dental implant. The picture to the right shows the OCO ERI 3.25 implant being placed. The bone was very soft and the two piece implant was allowed to heal without fear that it would get moved around by biting forces.
OCO Biomedical ERI 3.25mm dental implant in place right below the gum. The gold color you see is the collar of the implant. I think it is a nice touch to mask the grey color of the implant.
The OCO Biomedical Implants with a solid abutment screwed in place. The abutment is the part that is placed into the implant and comes up out of the gum for the crown to cement to. This does add an additional expense but in some cases it is necessary.
X-ray of the crowns made to fit over the OCO Biomedical dental implants.
Paresh B Patel