Dental Implants Bayswater W2

Dental implants are the modern way of replacing lost or missing teeth. Essentially they are titanium screws that are fixed into the jawbone. After a healing period of around six months, the implant is ready to accept a custom-made crown giving the patient a fully functioning and long-lasting, natural-looking tooth.

Dental implants may be used to replace individual teeth, multiple teeth, or all your teeth in one or both arches. Surgery is often straightforward under local anaesthetic or sedation but will require a specific treatment plan.

Benefits of Dental Implants

  • Implants are fixed in place and look and perform almost like natural teeth
  • Implants fit precisely without slipping or the need for adhesives
  • Implants preserve facial features and restore a natural smile
  • Implants avoid damage to surrounding healthy teeth
  • Implants prevent loss of bone in the area of the missing teeth
  • Implants improve your appearance and allow you to eat the foods you choose without worry
  • Implant treatment can with care, last a lifetime
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Dental Implant FAQ’s

Can I have dental implants?

Almost anyone that has lost a tooth, several teeth or even all of their teeth is a candidate. Patients should have healthy gums and enough bone to hold the implant. If you are considering implants, talk to your dentist to see if they are right for you.

Is the procedure painful?

As in any oral surgical procedure, there is a degree of discomfort. However many patients tell us that they were surprised at how minimal and short the duration of discomfort was.

How do I look after my implants?

Implants need to be brushed and flossed just like natural teeth. As with natural teeth, you will need to visit your dentist and hygienist periodically for review and maintenance.

How long will dental implants last?

Success rates can vary, depending on where in the jaw the implants are placed. Generally, providing oral hygiene is maintained, dental implants have a success rate of up to 98%, and with good care can last a lifetime.

Is there an age limit to having dental implants?

Age is not normally a factor. Bone healing around dental implants occurs throughout adult life. The only thing to stand in the way of dental implant treatment in the elderly is general medical health.

Our Dental Implants Specialist

Dr Jean Jacques Khamis

Specialist Prosthodontist and Implants

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