Implants are a safe and well-established treatment, they hold a replacement tooth or bridge. Much like natural teeth, they will last for as long as you care for them. A dental implant is used to support one or more false teeth. It is made of a titanium screw that can replace the root of a tooth when it fails. They are a popular choice as they are often more tooth-saving than traditional treatments.
DENTAL IMPLANTS Faqs
We find many patients opt for Dental Implants as they have many aesthetic advantages. They look and feel just like natural teeth and we could highly recommend them as one of the best solutions for a missing tooth.
Another advantage is that they also do not have to be cut with a drill to provide support which means that the quality of the adjacent teeth is not sacrificed.
Dental Implants have a high success rate and will act just like natural teeth; they offer many functional advantages, and they maintain your bone structure by supporting your facial tissues. You will be able to eat and chew again without pain or irritation. They can also reduce or eliminate bone atrophy, which causes “shrinkage” or facial cosmetic changes.
The implants could mean you can enjoy all of your favourite foods again; with less plastic covering the roof of your mouth, they will improve the enjoyment of the textures and flavours.
Before considering dental implants, we would suggest considering the following:
- Do you have good oral and general health.
- Do you have adequate bone available to support the implant.
A dental implant artificial tooth root is surgically placed into your jaw, and advanced technology means that they integrate into the structure of your bone. Hence why the we recommend looking at the health of your mouth and also ensure you have adequate bone structure.