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Teeth are susceptible to many infections and over a period of time if care is not taken properly, loss is unavoidable. Many of the conditions lead to falling out of teeth too. In such cases, dental implants are recommended by the dentists to replace the fallen teeth. Implant dentistry involves an artificial tooth root made mostly of titanium to be fixed to the jaw. This artificial root acts as a cup and holds the replacement tooth. Advanced Surgery in Implantology is of two types - Endosteal and Subperiosteal. In an endosteal procedure, the implants are surgically placed directly on the bone. The implants can hold either one or more prosthetic teeth. In a subperiosteal version, the implants are placed on the jaw rather than inside it, using metal posts that protrude into the gum. This type is used if the gums are found to be weak in nature. For an implant to be successful, the good oral health of the teeth is mandatory. Sometimes once the implant is embedded it is left to heal, and only after the root develops, the artificial dentures are attached to it. There could be a few weeks' time gap before the actual dentals are placed. The surgeries are now painless, thanks to the advances made and post-operative recuperations are also minimal. Over a period of time, the dental implants become like our own teeth and the usual procedures to clean up a tooth can be followed as well. With proper care, dental implants can act as natural teeth and have longevity of more than 20 years.