Dental Implants in Addiscombe
Types of implant:
Full Mouth Implants
This technique has completely modified our ability to improve a full mouth of teeth, and we now able to install fixed teeth the same day that the implants are placed. This is a great benefit to patients, and significantly reduces the length of the procedure, and minimises pain and stress compared to traditional methods.
We start by planning out the procedure, and start with a scan to examine the patient and find the best location to install 4 dental implants. The time of the operation has also decreased greatly, and patients with hardly any or no teeth can leave with a complete mouth implant or short-term bridge in a single day. The non-permanent bridge is then substituted with a permanent one after 3-4 months.
Multiple Teeth Implants
Multiple teeth implants are used for patients with several missing teeth missing, which can cause significant issues such as not being able to chew up food properly. This can cause real stress in day-today life. Updating these with implants can remove any nervousness around a moving denture. We are regularly able to implant a bridge mounted on the implants if the missing teeth are around the same area, as the image below demonstrates.
Single Teeth Implants
When one tooth is missing, an implant is often the best answer. Implants are usually more robust and more durable that other choices, and don"t have issues live moving or affecting speech like dentures often have. Additionally, the bone round the implant becomes reinforced by the implant, preventing further resorption and teeth on each side don"t have any additional loading that may cause issues in the future.
What are the benefits of dental implants?
The closest thing to natural, healthy teeth: unlike other alternatives, a dental implant feels and fits like a natural tooth, and don"t lead to bone breakdown, have an impact on smiling or hinder other activities that other alternatives do.
A long-term fix: More traditional options such as tooth-supported bridges generally last 5-7 years, and even with proper care should be substituted at least every 10 years. Dental implants on the other hand can last your whole life, with only some adjustments over the years.
No more anxiety: With your new dental implant you no longer need to be concerned about feeling down if you want to smile, or that you will have issues eating with your dentures. Live life without nervousness around your teeth.
Keep your face shape and smile: Unfortunately, missing teeth can impact your face, and change how your smile looks. Dental implants help preserve your natural, beautiful face and smile.
Take care of your jaw: The places left by missing teeth can lead to further issues, including harm to your jawbone. If it does not have support of your teeth, the bone can become damaged and loses its strength. Implants helps encourage bone development and defends your jaw from deterioration.
Take care of you teeth the natural way: Instead of having to keep your teeth in a glass, having an implant installed you can sustain your mouth health the way you are used to. You may brush, floss and rinse your teeth and not worry that your dentures may slip or fall out.
No problems speaking: dentures can take some getting used to, and could affect the way you speak and your ability to pronounce words. As the implant directly replaces your teeth, this is something you don"t have to worry about.
Eat without stress: Dental implants are naturally strong and durable, letting you eat your favorite foods without stress!
No cavities: An implant cannot get cavities, meaning so long as you clean it and get regular checkups you won"t have any problems.
No movement: when you speak or eat, you might find that dentures move, and have to be moved back to the correct place in your mouth. As your new implant is fixed, you will be assured about your teeth not moving when you go about your day.
A reliable solution: Dental implants are thought to be one of the very most reliable and predictable alternatives when changing missing teeth.