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Dental implants – Introduction

July 2, 2018 by Fairlight Dental

What is a dental implant?

A dental implant is an artificial replacement for a tooth root, usually made from titanium. There are many different implant systems available and when competently used they all deliver a highly reliable form of treatment. The main aim during the placement of any implant is to achieve immediate close contact with the surrounding bone. Over time further growth of bone onto the implant surface enhances the stability of the implant.

In order to support replacement teeth, dental implants normally have some form of internal screw thread or post space that allows a variety of components to be fitted. Once fitted, these components provide the foundation for long-term support of crowns, bridges or dentures.

Who is suitable for dental implants?

Dental implants are suitable for most adults with good general health. They can only be used once the jawbone has stopped growing and so generally are not used with younger patients. Habits such as heavy drinking or smoking can increase the number of problems associated with initial healing and thereafter may be bad for the long-term health of gum and bone surrounding each
implant. Some dentists will decline to place implants if smoking cannot be reduced or given up altogether.

However, each case is different and if you do have any medical problems then speak to your doctor or dentist prior to starting any treatment – it is only in some circumstances that health problems prevent the use of dental implants altogether.

How will you know if you are suitable for implants?

At our practice we are passionate about giving our patients as much information as possible about available treatment in order for them to make the right decision for themselves. Everyone’s circumstances, wants and needs are different and what is right for one person is not necessarily the right option for everyone. Our consultation process consists of an initial appointment led by our treatment co-ordinator.

This is a complimentary appointment for you to come and meet our team and get a feel for the practice and gain information about the options available to you and of course, the likely costs. The next step is a consultation with Dr Sian Jones to assess the feasibility of providing implant treatment. At this appointment you will be expected to answer detailed questions concerning your medical history and there will be a complete examination of your mouth and remaining teeth to discover the nature and extent of any current dental problems, and your mouths general health and function.

We usually take clinical photographs, models of your teeth, all necessary radiographs,. It is very important that to us that you have a long term plan for your teeth and your smile, and have an understanding of any future problems or treatment that you may need to have. The fee for this appointment is £90 inclusive of everything detailed above.

For July ONLY we are offering both consultations totally FREE OF CHARGE. Why not take advantage!! Find out more here