Mini dental implants are implants with a diameter less than three millimeters. They are thinner than conventional implants and can be referred to as MDI’S, SDI’s (small diameter implants) or NDI’s (narrow body implants). The can be used for a variety of procedures including denture stabilization. Using MDI’s create a lower heal time and also placed using a minimally invasive procedure. A mini dental implant can be placed by drilling a small hole in the gum and securing the implant inside. These implants can serve as anchors for bridges, crowns and dentures.