It is an artificial tooth root that is made using surgical grade titanium which is placed in the jaw. Post this crowns and bridgework can be constructed. A dental implant can be a preferred treatment to replace a tooth or teeth lost due to either accident or periodontal disease. Dental implants look and feel like your own teeth. Because they are designed to fuse with bone, they become permanent. Dental implants improve self-esteem. Dental implants can give you back your smile and help you feel better about yourself.