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A dental implant is an artificial tooth root that is placed into your jaw to hold a replacement tooth or bridge. Dental implants may be an option for people who have lost a tooth or teeth due to periodontal dis- ease, an injury, or some other reason.

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DENTAL IMPLANTS

PERMANENT SOLUTION

When teeth are lost, whatever the cause, you’ll benefit greatly from their replacement, mainly to help chewing and improve appearance. Nowadays, the best option is dental implants

A dental implant is an artificial, substitute tooth root made from titanium, which is placed into the space your previous root occupied. A natural, tooth-coloured crown is then placed over the dental implant.
The greatest benefit with dental implants is that they feel comfortable, natural and secure – you’ll find you can eat anything you want. Implants also prevent the jaws from shrinking, which helps you maintain a younger looking face.

Happily, implants don’t suffer from tooth decay or gum disease as teeth do. However, it’s really important to keep your gums healthy around the implants, and even more important to manage how biting forces work on implants. It is for this reason that implants are provided by dentists with further

THE BENEFITS OF DENTAL IMPLANTS
FOR REPLACING MISSING TEETH
  • Dental implants: If you are missing a tooth, a dental implant can replace lost tooth roots and provide superior support for crowns and dentures.
  • Invisalign®: An alternative to traditional orthodontics, Invisalign® uses removable, clear plastic aligners to gently realign teeth. Treatment is comfortable and discreet.
  • Teeth whitening: We offer Zoom!® and Night White professional bleaching systems to dramatically whiten your teeth in as little as one visit.
  • BOTOX® Cosmetic : This popular injectable treatment can soften deep facial lines and wrinkles, and provide relief for those suffering with TMJ disorder.
  • Zirconia Bridges: These implant-supported bridges use the highest quality biocompatible materials for an extremely strong, natural-looking restoration.
  • Bone grafting: A number of dental implant patients require bone grafting to strengthen the jawbone prior to their surgery. By offering this procedure onsite, we can streamline your entire implant dentistry experience.
  • Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder treatment: We offer treatment for teeth grinding and jaw clenching, including BOTOX® Therapeutic injections and dental splints to realign the bite during sleep.

Implants are a safe, well-established treatment. It’s probably true to say that implants, much like natural teeth, will last for as long as you care for them.
How well you look after your implants – and whether you go for your regular maintenance appointments – will have the biggest impact on how long they will last.
If you don’t look after your implants they will develop a coating similar to what you get on neglected natural teeth. Left untreated, this can lead to gum infection, bleeding, soreness and general discomfort. You could get all these problems with natural teeth.
If your implants are well looked after, and if the bone they are fitted to is strong and healthy, you can expect them to last for many years.

It depends on the condition of the bone in your jaw. Your dentist will arrange for a number of special tests to find out the amount of bone still there. If there is not enough, or if it isn’t healthy enough, it may not be possible to place implants without grafting bone into the area first.

Placing an implant is often easier than taking a tooth out and is usually done using a simple local anaesthetic. You will not feel any pain at the time but, just like after an extraction, you may feel some discomfort during the week after the surgery.
Sometimes your dentist might give you a sedative if you are very nervous or if the case is a complicated one. General anaesthetics are rarely used for implants and are generally only used for very complicated cases.

Our dental team will give you instructions on how to look after your implant. They may give you some painkillers after the surgery – or make sure you have some at home – to take over the next few days if you need them.

After your implants have been placed, the bone in your jaw needs to grow onto them and fuse to them. This usually takes a few months. Sometimes the implants may be stable enough when they are placed for the false teeth to be fitted sooner than this.
If you are having one, two or three teeth replaced, you may have a temporary denture in the meantime. If you already have full dentures, you can keep wearing these while your implants are healing. Your dentures will need altering, to fit properly after the surgery, and a ‘healing cap’ will usually be placed onto the implant site to protect it.

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But aftercare is important if you are going to have a long-lasting, successful implant. Your dental team should give you detailed advice on how to look after your implants. Cleaning around the teeth attached to the implants is no more difficult than cleaning natural teeth. However, there may be areas that are difficult to reach and you’ll be shown how to clean them. You may need to visit your hygienist more often but our dental team will be able to talk to you about this at your consultation.

Yes, if you don’t care for them well enough. If you keep them clean and have them regularly checked by your dental team you should not have any problems. Smoking also affects the health of implants. So, if you smoke, you may need to look after your implants more carefully.

Most teeth attached to implants can only be fitted and removed by the dentist. However, if you have removable dentures attached to the implants, you’ll be able to take them out for cleaning.

If you have a single tooth missing, you will need an implant to support it. If you have a number of teeth missing, and these are next to each other, you could still have one implant for each tooth. Or you may find that, if you have two or more implants, they may be able to support more than one tooth each. Your dentist will talk to you about the best option for you at your consultation.

Implants and the teeth they support can be damaged by an accident in the same way that natural teeth can. So it is important that you wear a professionally made mouthguard if you play sports that involve contact or moving objects. If just the teeth are damaged, they can usually be removed from the implant and replaced.

However, if the titanium implant itself is damaged beyond repair, it can be safely left in the jaw if it is too difficult to remove. Another implant may be fitted alongside it to replace the damaged one.

This happens very rarely. If the implant becomes loose during the healing period, or just after, it is easily removed and your jaw will heal in the normal way. Once your jaw has healed, another implant can be placed there. Or the dentist can make a bridge, fitting it to the implanted false teeth that have been successful.

In many situations, the cost of the treatment is only a little more than the cost of more conventional dental treatment with crowns and bridges. Over the longer term, implants are usually a more cost-effective and satisfactory option.

There are other advantages to implants, too. If you have an implant to replace a single tooth, there is no need to cut down the teeth either side of it. If you had a bridge, your dentist would need to do this and fit crowns to these teeth to support the bridge.

Normal dentures often mean that your eating and drinking are affected because the dentures may move about. But teeth attached to an implant don’t cause this problem, because they are anchored to the bone more firmly than natural teeth

If you would like to find out more about Dental Implants or any other treatments please call 0203 026 4402 or email info@prodental.com