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Missing or damaged teeth can really knock your confidence and make you feel self-conscious of smiling and enjoying yourself in social situations. Not only is your appearance affected but also your state of mind and self-identity. Missing and damaged teeth can also cause other problems related to chewing, speech and the way you enjoy a meal. With dental implants, you can replace your missing or damaged teeth for a natural and healthy looking smile. Here at Sonria Dental Clinic London, we are proud to provide you with the highest standard of dental implants to match your mouth perfectly. 

Dental implants are fine titanium rods or frames that are surgically attached into the jawbone of your mouth. Once in place, replacement artificial teeth are securely mounted on to them in a shade which matches your existing teeth. Dental implants are the perfect solution for missing teeth and those that find dentures or brides difficult and uncomfortable. There are many benefits to consider when deciding if dental implants are right for you. 

They are as strong and sturdy as your natural teeth

Dental implants are firmly attached to your jawbone allowing the bone around them to harden. This keeps the implants securely in place so that the artificial teeth are as strong as your natural teeth. Dental implants can withstand the biting and chewing of hard foods such as meat, apples and nuts etc. You will be able to eat, talk and smile in comfort without the worry of them becoming lose like dentures.   

They look natural

Dental implants look completely natural and nobody will be able to tell that they are artificial. Your dental implants will be precisely shade-matched with your existing teeth so that there are no inconsistencies or noticeable differences between your natural teeth and dental implants. This is very important for those that are self-conscious and worried that people may notice differences in their teeth. With dental implants, you can boost your self-esteem and smile, eat and talk without worrying about the appearance of your teeth. 

They won’t damage your natural teeth

One of the main concerns patients have about dental implants is that they may damage your natural teeth. Compared to dental bridges, dental implants will not weaken or damage your surrounding teeth as they do not require any alteration or support from your natural teeth.

They are long-lasting

Dental implants can last many years, possibly a lifetime with the right care and maintenance. Regular brushing, flossing, dental appointments and overall good oral hygiene will ensure that your dental implants will look and function brilliantly for many years to come. 

Affordable 

Contrary to popular belief, dental implants are more affordable than most people think. It is true that they are more expensive than other dental treatments such as bridges but the purpose and longevity of dental implants will save you a lot of money in the long-run. Other dental treatments may require several replacements and adjustments over the years which can be quite costly. Dental implants are worth investing in as they can last you many years and work out cheaper in the long-run. 

If you would like to know more about dental implants or any of our other treatments which may help you, please do not hesitate to contact us here at Sonria Dental Clinic London. We will be happy to answer any questions you may have and give you expert advice on which treatment is best for you. We look forward to hearing from you. 

Before and After Dental Implants

Have a look at just what a difference dental implants can make to your smile. We can simply let the images to the talking on this one, and if you are looking or thinking of having dental implants you can have a free no obligation consultation with Dr Leyla Packham to work on the best plan of action. The pictures display Before and After Dental Implants.

We have many more examples of Before and After Dental Implants pictures that we can also show you if want to see more. Implants are a major decision as they will require commitment on your part. This will be both financially and from a time commitment perspective.

More information can be found on DentalHealth.org

You may be thinking of dental implants but want to know more about what they are, what they cost, what they do for you and so on, so we have decided to put this blog together to give you a Dental Implants Overview to help you make a better informed choice.

What is a Dental Implant?

A dental implant supports your false teeth (or false tooth), this is done by inserting a titanium screw in to the jawbone to supporting the failing root of the teeth (tooth) and holds your teeth in tight enabling you still eat your chosen foods and maintain longevity.

How long do Dental Implants last for?

A dental implant is just the same as your normal teeth, if you look after them, you can have years of usage from them as you would with your normal teeth. If however, you don’t look after them, then they can coat pretty much like your normal teeth would and develop plaque and can cause bad breath and other problems. With regular checkups with us, they will last like normal teeth.

Is it pain free?

Pretty much yes, we use a local anaesthetic as we would with a tooth extraction then we insert the screw into the jawbone. You may feel a little discomfort afterwards, but this perfectly normal and will pass within hours.

How long is the process?

It depends, you might be able to have instant implants, therefore taking away that second appointment, but you would need to check with us beforehand. Sometimes we perform the implant then around 3-4 months later we can fit your teeth, both processes are very standard and perfectly pain free.

Post Implant – What happens?

We need to make sure the bone has fused around the implant and has taken well, once we have seen this we can then add the teeth to the implant. As said before this can be up to 3-4 months depending on how well the implant fuses to the jawbone

Factors that affect the health of your dental implants.

As with normal teeth, dental implants require regular maintenance checkups, normally every 6 months is the limit. However, factors that can affect your dental implants are:

  • Smoking
  • Unhealthy Diet
  • Stress 
  • Gum Disease

For more information on our dental implants, visit our dental implants page or call us for a free consultation today.

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There is a little known disease called Peri Implantitis, if you have had Dental Implants in the past you might want to be aware that

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