The psychological reactions of patients to loss of their teeth generated little concern in the past. However, in this modern era, artificial replacement of missing teeth with dental implants have been an increasingly common and widely accepted option which is often been referred as an affirmative experience by patients with regards to function, cosmetic, and psychological aspects. Undoubtedly, dental implant replacement therapy renders fabrication of implant supported or retained prosthesis with excellent prognosis even in compromised bony conditions where typical removable or fixed prosthesis fails. On an average, the number of dental implants inserted annually worldwide has been estimated to be approximately 1 million. Much work has been done on the clinical aspects of tooth replacement using various implant systems, but there have been few studies addressing their long-term prognostic assessments and patient’s attitudes to this alternative treatment. Read more. . .