Dental implants - restoring natural smiles, comfort and confidence

Dental implants are permanent replacements for failing or missing tooth roots. They are titanium supports for replacement teeth, such as crowns, bridges and dentures. They enable the restoration of a natural smile, improving patient comfort and confidence. For many dental problems, both functional and aesthetic, implant treatment is increasingly the patient’s preferred option.

Patient benefits

  • Look, feel and function the same as natural teeth
  • Confidence of a completely natural smile
  • Ability to eat, talk and laugh normally
  • Facial profile and gum vitality are maintained
  • No loose or uncomfortable dentures

Clinical advantages

  • No need to damage the adjacent teeth, such as with conventional bridgework
  • Continued use (loading) of the supporting bone reduces shrinkage caused by biological resorption
  • Restorations secured with implants are as firm as natural teeth
  • With appropriate care, dental implants can last a lifetime
  • Cost-effective in the long term compared with other types of restoration
  • High treatment success rates

Conditions which can be treated with dental implants

  • Replacing one or more missing teeth with individual implant-supported single crowns
  • Replacing fixed bridges or partial dentures with an implant-supported bridge
  • Stopping a full denture from moving around
  • Replacing a full denture with a full arch bridge