DR ARMEN TARANYAN / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY DR ARMEN TARANYAN / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Close-up of the mouth of a 60 year old female patient with custom-made ceramic crowns in place to repair and replace decayed upper incisors and canines. The crowns are fixed to a metal support that is attached to fixtures surgically embedded into holes drilled in the patient's jawbone. Here, all but the patient's front two teeth have been repaired or replaced.
Model release not required. Property release not required.