Dental Implants Before and After Dental Implant Case 1 Most of times, the tooth cannot be restored to function and dental implant usually is the best option. Dental Implant Case 2 Patient came in with fractured front tooth. Dental implant was placed to restore the tooth to function and esthetics. Total treatment time was 9 months from the extraction. Dental Implant Case 3 Patient came in with a failing bridge that had a missing tooth. Missing tooth was restored with dental implants and new crowns were placed on teeth that were supporting the bridge.