Providing comfort, function and stability, Dental Implants provide amazing benefits to patients who have suffered tooth loss, whether it be a single tooth, multiple teeth, or indeed a complete set of teeth.
A Dental Implant is a titanium screw that is gently placed directly into the jawbone to act as the missing tooth root. As the mouth heals, approximately two to four months after surgery; the bone and Implant fuse together. Small posts or abutments are then attached to the Implants, which are used to anchor Crowns, Bridges or Dentures.
» Improved confidence and self-esteem
» Increased stability within the mouth
» Improved comfort and speech
» Increased preservation of bone
» Decreased gum tissue shrinkage
» Dietary and nutritional benefits
» Convenience – not always having to worry about Dentures
» An aesthetically enhanced smile
Dental Implants have been tried and tested and 95% of modern implants will last for at least 10 years. This is a higher success rate than virtually all other dental procedures. Anyone who is in good health and has teeth missing is potentially a suitable candidate for Dental Implants.
Dr Ian Brignall is an experienced Surgeon and restorative Dentist, and is a member of the Association of Dental Implantology. He regularly undergoes continuing education in Dental Implant treatment to stay up to date with the latest techniques. He also works in conjunction with visiting implant surgeon Mr Richard Simons.
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For more information on Implants, please contact Sevenoaks Smile Studio today. Call 01732 459222 or click here to email us.