Dental implant treatment can transform the quality of your life. We have many clients who report having a new lease of life, increased confidence and improved self-esteem.
A smile transformed
What are dental implants?
Implants are screw shaped structures embedded into the jawbone to effectively replace tooth roots. Normally made of titanium, the jawbone fuses around the metal structure to give a truly solid base for a crown, bridge or denture to be attached to.
For many patients, implants have become the first choice standard of care when you visit your dentist requiring replacement teeth.
How does a dental implant work?
The titanium bonds so strongly with your bone that your body doesn’t realise a tooth is missing. Replacement teeth can be attached without any of the problems of conventional bridges and dentures. This means you can eat and smile with comfort and confidence.
How long will implant treatment take?
This varies. Some patients are suitable for immediate “teeth in a day” where implants can be placed and the replacement teeth attached in the same visit. When teeth have been missing for a while, the bone tends to shrink and treatment can take several months. Temporary teeth can be fitted during this time.
What are the advantages of dental implants
Dental implant teeth are more comfortable than traditional dentures because they don’t move or slip. There is no coverage of your palate with plastic, which again is more comfortable and increases your enjoyment of food.
When teeth are missing, the surrounding bone begins to shrink away. Dental implants can help maintain the shape and structure of the jawbone.
Celebrities have known the advantages of dental implants for years. Dental implants are now more affordable than ever before, which means they are a relatively inexpensive choice for many patients. We have various financing options available to help you spread the cost, including a discount for prepayment.
How long will a dental implant last?
Good dental hygiene is very important. If you look after your implants, they will last for many years. Implants were first developed over 50 years ago and are a tried and tested solution to missing teeth.