How long does a dental implant procedure take?

The procedure to have an implant fitted uses a tried and tested method to ensure that you can have your smile completed once more. The length of time it takes to fit dental implants Herefordshire can depend on the number of implants that are being fitted, and the amount of preparation work that is required. The implant requires sufficient bone density to allow it to be fitted and rooted properly. This treatment can be a lifetime investment into your oral health, completing your smile once again, as well as making sure your surrounding teeth retain their strength. Once the implant has been fitted, it needs sufficient time to allow bone and blood vessels to grow around the site. This time period could range from weeks to months. Your dentist will be on hand to answer any questions that you may have concerning the proper care for your oral health during the healing time. This article will take you through some of the positives of this treatment, as well as what you should do next, should you decide that this is the treatment for

Is it better to get dentures or implants?

Dental implants Herefordshire are considered a long-term investment into your oral health. An implant can support a crown, bridge or denture and can last a long time if it is properly cared for. The implants themselves, will allow you to eat, drink, laugh, smile and talk with confidence as they are firmly anchored. The implants look and feel like the natural teeth that you have lost and can allow you to retain the structure of your face. The implants won’t affect or put strain on the surrounding teeth that are in your mouth. Should your implant ever fail, we can assist in replacing it to allow you to smile with confidence once again. Unsecured dentures, on the other hand, are removable and take some getting used to when using them to talk, drink and eat. If implant treatment sounds like the one for you, then you should consider reading on to the next section to discover what you should do to secure this treatment for your smile.

What should I do next?

Dental implants Herefordshire are an accessible treatment for our patients who need to replace a tooth, several teeth or an entire set. If you think that this treatment is the one for you then you should consider having a look at our easy-to-navigate website, there you can also look at the other treatments that we offer. If you have any questions then you could consider contacting us here at Warrendale Dental directly. A member of our friendly dental team will be able to answer any questions that you may have. We can also arrange a free consultation to determine whether you are an ideal candidate for this treatment. Your dentist will work with you to determine if you and your dental health meet the criteria for implant treatment, as well as offering suggestions on alternative treatments if found to be necessary. We look forward to hearing from you and being able to help you access the treatments that you need to make your smile as strong and healthy as possible.