"My new smile has made me more confident re smiling and I feel it has brightened my whole appearance. It looks natural..."
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Have you lost all or some of your natural teeth? Bridges, dentures and flexible dentures are not the only solution, thanks to advances in modern dentistry. Have you heard of dental implants Teddington? Implant dentistry offers a clinically proven and safe solution to getting a great smile back and being able to bite and chew with confidence. This is how they work:
Dental implants Teddington are small metal screws that are placed in the jaw in place of a missing tooth.
Once established, crowns, bridges and dentures can be fixed onto the implants, creating a natural-looking and stable restoration
When you lose your natural teeth, your jaw bone and surrounding tissues start to resorb or disappear over time. When implants are placed in the jaw, it stimulates the remaining bone to grow and mesh around the metal, along with tiny blood vessels, preventing bone loss.
Retained bone structure prevents the face from acquiring a 'sunken' look.
Implants help restore function so you can eat, chew and bite as usual.
Implants are a natural-looking way to replace missing teeth.
Dr Harmit S Kalsi
Dr Kalsi is the clinical director of Sheen Dental and is one of the very few dentists to have been awarded the diploma in Implantology from the Royal College of Surgeons of England. His area of practice is dedicated to dental implants and cosmetic treatments and he regularly accepts referrals from other dentists.
He has personally treated over 15,000 patients in over 30 years, and has placed over 1,000 implants – from replacing a single tooth to full smile makeovers.
Are dental implants painful?The dental implant procedure is typically performed under local anaesthesia, so you should not feel any pain during the procedure. However, you may experience some discomfort and swelling after the procedure. The dentist will typically prescribe pain medication to help manage any discomfort.
How long do dental implants last?Dental implants are designed to be a long-term solution for missing teeth. With proper care and maintenance, they can last for many years, and in some cases, a lifetime. However, the lifespan of dental implants can vary depending on factors such as the patient’s oral hygiene habits, the quality of the bone tissue, and other health factors.
How do I care for my dental implants?Caring for dental implants is similar to caring for natural teeth. You should brush and floss regularly, and visit your dentist for regular checkups and cleanings. Additionally, you may need to use special tools, such as interdental brushes or water flossers, to clean around the implant.
Are there any risks associated with dental implants?As with any surgical procedure, there are some risks associated with dental implants. These can include infection, nerve damage, or implant failure. However, these risks are relatively rare, and most patients experience successful outcomes with few complications.
How much do dental implants cost?The cost of dental implants can vary depending on the number of implants needed, the location of the implants, and other factors. For an accurate price range, book a consultation with our dental team.
Are dental implants right for everyone?While dental implants are a safe and effective solution for many people, they may not be right for everyone. Factors such as the quality of the bone tissue, oral health, and overall health can impact the success of the procedure. When you book a consultation with us, our dentist will examine your particular situation and help determine if dental implants are a good option for you.