Implants

Implants: The modern way to replace missing teeth

 

What?

Implants are the most durable and life-like option for replacing missing teeth. They consist of three components:

  1. The IMPLANT itself
    This acts like the root of the new tooth. It’s made of titanium and is inserted into your gum, where it ‘fuses’ to your tissue over a period of time.
  2. The ABUTMENT
    It partially screws into the implant and partially sticks out of your gum with a ‘post’.
  3. The CROWN
    Thanks to ceramic dental technology, the crown is now virtually indistinguishable from your other teeth.

Why?

Replacing missing teeth with implants has many benefits:

  • They are extremely durable
  • They are a permanent & fixed solution
  • They have a life-like appearance
  • You can clean them like normal teeth
  • Your healthy teeth stay intact during the procedure

How?

At a first appointment, we insert the implant into a pre-drilled hole in the jawbone, under local anaesthetic. It takes around 8-12 weeks for it to ‘fuse’ with your existing jaw, before a mould can be taken to create a custom-made abutment. At a third appointment, we fit the abutment, fix a custom-made, ceramic crown over it and your smile is restored!

To replace your missing teeth for once and for all, GET IN TOUCH with us about implants for you today.