The positive effect of dental implants – a patient’s story

29th April 2019 | Posted by: Vanessa Giraud

Regaining the function and appearance of your teeth really can be life-changing. One of our patients explains the positive effect of dental implant treatment.

James Main explains the positive effect of dental implants

Be sure to read to the end of the letter to find out why our patient was “eternally grateful.”

This patient’s letter is a lovely testimonial to the skill of our dental surgeon James Main, and the positive effect dental implant treatment can have on someone’s life.

Dear James,

I am writing to express my thanks for all you and your team did for me today.

Today you returned my life to normal.

You also banished my negative feelings about visiting the dentist! I felt no pain during or after the implant surgery. This I still can’t believe.

Your nurse and yourself enjoyed light hearted banter and included me even though, most of the time, I could not join in. I never realised I could laugh whilst being at the dentist!

Since my face has stopped being numb I have smiled and laughed without putting my hand in front of my face. I don’t have dentures I want to hide, I have teeth I want to show off. This is what you said you would do for me – thank you.

I have also eaten, and for the first time in two years it was a pleasure and a joy to do – my dentures weren’t in a dish reminding me of what I had lost.

Again I would like to thank you for what you have done for me. I know when the stitches come out in 2 weeks I will no longer have the constant reminder of being run over 2 years ago.

Yours, eternally grateful

The positive effect of dental implants

Dental implant steps shown by diagram of implant, abuttment and crown, set in gum and compared to a real tooth.Unfortunately accidents happen, and our mouth and teeth are especially vulnerable to knocks and blows. For this patient, as well as others who experience significant physical trauma, tooth loss can also lead to problems that affect our emotional well-being too.

We are all so used to seeing our face in a certain way, coming to terms with any changes to the way we look is hard. It’s even harder when the alterations are the result of an accident. People with facial trauma know the problems go beyond appearance. For this patient, the need to take out her dentures was a constant and unsettling reminder of being run over. The recall of bad memories, and the awkwardness of not being able to even eat properly, changed her life. It could only be changed back again by implants which, she says, “returned my life to normal.”

Fortunately, James restored the functionality of the patient’s mouth, so now she can eat, speak and sleep without having to even think about her teeth any more. Not only did James restore her teeth, he also gave her back her confidence and happiness. It is a pleasure to read in our patient’s own words the positive effect dental implants have had on her life.

Further information to help you decide if implants could change your life too.

The best source of information is from our dental teams, so please get in touch directly.







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