The dental implant is a fixed, titanium screw that replaces your missing tooth root and represents the most successful method of tooth replacement used today. Once your crown is fitted, they hard to tell apart from your other teeth. The colour, shape and contour of replacement teeth can be adapted to match that of your natural teeth.
When you have a dental implant there is no supporting denture plastic/metal on show and no one will know you have a ‘false’ tooth on top – unless you tell them!
Maintaining your natural bone is one of the most important advantages of dental implants. With missing teeth, the bone begins to resorb over time. Significant bone loss can shrink the contours of the jawbone, causing wrinkled lips and a sunken mouth and chin. Dental implants can help counteract that by preventing resorption of the jawbone and stopping bone loss.
Dental implant treatment enables you to get on enjoying your life.
A dental implant is secure and reliable, so you can smile and eat with confidence. An implant enables you to chew without limitation, so you can eat foods you might otherwise not be able to eat, eat at the same pace and those around you and maintain a healthy diet to support your overall health.
As dental implants are made of biocompatible materials, they are tolerated by the body. With proper care and good oral hygiene, an implant will last for many years. A dental implant can actually last a lifetime, making the investment highly cost effective.
Your new crown is securely anchored to your dental implant. This eliminates some of theproblems of you may have experienced with a conventional dentures: poor fit, gum irritation, pressure points, speech and taste impairment.
You avoid these issues and enjoy acomfortable, reliable and stress-free solution.
“I was very conscious about speaking to people. Now socially, I will go out and talk to anyone – I could talk to the Queen if I had to!”
To find out more about how implants will help you look and feel better, call the friendly Brightside team on 020 8888 4401.
Implants are generally placed under a local anaesthetic and involve minimal discomfort.
In most cases, your crown is fitted once the implant is bonded to the bone. In a few ideal cases, however, implants can be restored right after they placed, during the same visit. This means that you can leave our practice with a temporary, or even permanent, prosthetic in place.
“I knew I was going to have to have my tooth out and I didn’t want a gap. I’ve got my new tooth and I’m really pleased with the outcome.”
To find out more about how implants will improve your life, call the friendly Brightside team on 020 8888 4401.
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