Throughout the history of dentistry, clinicians and patients have struggled with options for replacing missing teeth. Treatment options have evolved from acrylic dentures to metal framework remov?able partial dentures to fixed partial dentures. The field of implantology has been transformed from an unpredictable art to a well grounded clinical science as a hyper specialized treatment modality. Im?plants are now becoming mainstream treatment in dentistry. The predictability of this modality of treatment has transformed restorative options of the edentulous patients. As a result of continued research in treatment planning, implant designs, materials and techniques predictable success is now a reality for many challenging clinical situations.