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Auckland DHB Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery - Regional Service

Public Service, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Dental Implants

Gum tissue at the site of the implant is opened up to expose the bone. The bone is drilled and a titanium implant is inserted where the root of your tooth had been. Once the bone and gum has healed (3-6 months), the post is attached to the implant and the crown is placed over the post and cemented into place.

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