A implant It is a substance, a tissue or an element that, installed in the body, allows to improve the aesthetics or functioning of the body. It is also called an implant or implantation to the act and the result of implanting (assembling, inserting, fixing).
Therefore, the device developed by the human being that develops for optimize or replace a damaged or missing biological structure . The implant is inserted or inserted into the body.
A dental implant , for example, replaces an absent root and allows a false or artificial tooth to remain in place. This type of implant, which is manufactured with materials that are biocompatible, adheres to the bone to allow the fixation of the new tooth.
A cochlear implant On the other hand, it is a transducer that is responsible for the transformation of acoustic signals, converting them into electrical signals. These electrical signals allow stimulation of the auditory nerve, helping the individual who has the implant to be able to hear .
The breast implants , meanwhile, they allow to increase the size or modify the shape of the breasts . They can be used with aesthetic reasons to change the appearance of healthy breasts, to correct a congenital defect or to reconstruct the breast after a mastectomy.
There are also the contraceptive implants . In this case, to the woman a rod is implanted under the skin of an arm that propagates, in a prolonged and slow way, an active contraceptive principle. These implants are more than 95% effective for a period of three to five years.