Dental Implants

Dental Implants

Implants are often the ideal solution for replacing single or multiple missing teeth. Although they are not suitable for everyone, if you are in good general health and have good bone levels in your mouth, implants can be very successful and are a good long-term option for restoring your smile.

A dental implant is a biocompatible screw (often titanium) that is surgically placed into the jawbone to replace the root of a missing tooth. This screw can be used to support a false tooth (crown), bridge or denture. The finished implant-crown is designed to blend in with your other teeth. Single or multiple implants can be placed depending on how many missing teeth you need to replace.

Although the length and nature of every treatment will vary in order to accommodate each patient’s unique needs, you can use this information as a general guide. In some cases where there is insufficient bone levels, bone grafting would be recommended prior to implant placement.

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What are the different types of Dental Implants?

Benefits of Dental Implants

Eat, Chew & Speak With Confidence

Whilst other tooth replacement options rely on support from existing teeth or plates that sit inside the mouth, one of the main benefits of dental implants, is that they are set directly into the bone of your jaws.

Dental Implants Look Very Natural

With advances in the quality of dental materials, shade matching and careful shaping, your prosthetic crown should look exactly like your other natural teeth.

Enjoy The Foods You Love, Again!

When patients tell us their dentures just don't stay in place, we recommend dental implants. With their titanium anchors embedded in your jaw, they can be as stable as real teeth.

Better Health & Quality Of Life

Dental Implants are the best replacement for missing natural teeth. Once cared for they can improve your quality of life, and allow you to smile again!

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Dental Implants FAQs

Am I suitable for Dental Implants?

Dental Implants are a great solution for people with missing teeth, but they may not be the right option for everyone. Therefore if you are thinking about getting dental implants, its important that you attend a consultation appointment first to see if your mouth and gums are suitable.

How long does Dental Implant treatment take?

Depending on the complexity of your treatment and the healing time involved, dental implant treatment can take anywhere between 4 - 8 months. This time includes the healing time after your surgery, allowing the dental implant to fuse with the bone in your jaw.

How long do Dental Implants last?

We give a guarantee of work with all Dental Implants we undertake, and generally expect our dental implants to last 20 or more years.

How do I look after my Dental Implants?

Our dentist and hygienist will show you how to maintain your dental implants to ensure they look great, and last as long as possible. You will be required to clean your dental implants in the same way as you clean your other natural teeth.