Are You Missing One or More Teeth ? What About Dental Implants?

31st July 2012 | Posted by: Helen Hewison

Are you missing one tooth or more?


Dental implants will keep you smiling for life.
Dental Implants are replacement teeth that look and feel just like your own.

You can eat whatever you like without the inconvenience of ill fitting dentures or missing teeth. Best of all, the implants look and feel like real teeth for a flawless, natural smile.

Are dental implants for you?

Dental implants are an alternative treatment option to replace missing teeth and/or to support a full or partial denture. More and more people are using dental implants to perfect their smile and restore their confidence. Your dentist can help you determine if implants are the right choice for you.

Are Dental implants expensive?

Dental implants are not as expensive as expected when you take into consideration the time spent adjusting loose dentures or the damage done to neighbouring teeth in order to retain a bridge. You will find that implants give the best value for money and are the healthiest restoration option.

Dental implants can be used to fix many different dental problems.

Replacement of a single tooth with Dental

Replacement of a single tooth with Dental

Replacing a missing tooth:

If you need to replace just one tooth, an implant may be a more effective alternative to traditional bridge work. A standard bridge cuts down both neighbouring teeth to support the new bridge. With ongoing bone loss under the bridge, the supporting teeth eventually become loose and fail. Alternatively, a dental implant replaces only the missing tooth while preserving bone, providing longer, healthier life to the neighbouring teeth.

Replacing several teeth with a fixed bridge:

Multiple dental implants support a partial or full bridge eliminating the need for dentures with adhesives or metal clasps which can be uncomfortable. Additionally, implants keep your jaw healthy and thus maintain your current facial appearance in the long term.

Full denture supported by implants:

Dental implants are the most effective way to support a full set of dentures. Poorly fitting dentures affect your eating as well as your speech and appearance. You can finally eat, laugh, and smile with confidence. The denture can be attached to the implants to prevent the need for relining and to improve the comfort and durability of the denture.

Benefits of implants are:

How does it work?

The procedure takes place at the Practice. Once the implants have been placed there is a healing period whilst they bond securely with the bone after which the permanent crown or denture can be attached. After that, you can return to your normal tooth care such as brushing, flossing, regular checkups and visits with the hygienist. With correct care, your implants will last for life.

How would you like new teeth that are permanent, reliable and economical?

Your new dental implants will last a lifetime so you can avoid the inconvenience of dentures or bridges.


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