Dental implants provide a permanent tooth replacement option that not only looks like a natural tooth but also functions as one. Dental implants are essentially titanium screws which act as an artificial tooth root. They are placed permanently into the bone of the jaw.
A Dental implant can:
Missing teeth can cause:
- Difficulty when chewing and speaking
- Teeth throughout the mouth to drift
- Irregular tooth wear
- An increased risk for tooth decay
- Higher risk of developing periodontal disease
- Bone loss
What makes me a good candidate for Dental Implants?
- Have missing teeth
- Good oral health
- Adequate bone in your jaw
- Healthy gum tissues
If you suffer from gum disease, bone loss and/or smoke you may not be a candidate for this treatment, however we always advise a consultation with your dentist first. This allows you to discuss with the dentist your concerns and expectations of this treatment. Depending on your individual needs and expectations, our dentists will recommend the ideal treatment to suit you.
Any surgical or invasive procedure carries risks. Before proceeding, you should seek a second opinion from an appropriately qualified health practitioner.
If you are unsure if dental implants are a good option for you please call us on (07) 49 531 577 to make an appointment. You can then further discuss your concerns and expectations from this treatment with one of our dentists.