As great new ideas in technology come to light, they are quickly adopted by all things in life- such as dentistry. Dental implants were always a fabulous way of overcoming tooth-loss, yet lacked the finesse because the operation involved complex work using the basic tools of scalpels and drills. Wind forward to now and the laser has taken over and made complex operations very simple. You can now have an implant fitted in next to no time: healing after the event has become quicker and has meant that in some cases, you can get fitted and out within a day. Dental implants have become an incredible answer to tooth loss: once the tiny titanium rod has been screwed into the jaw-bone, it is there for life and you can pretty much have anything attached to it, from crowns and bridges to dentures. Because of the fact that it has become an easy operation to have done these days, it has meant that it has become cheaper as well: your dentist can help you set up price plans and insurance depending on the amount of work you need doing and so anyone can have this done, whereas in the past, it was only available to those who had the money.