Should I consider a dental implant to replace my missing tooth?


Here at Warrendale Dental we always recommend a consultation with our qualified dentist before undergoing any treatment or making dental plans. This is because it is important to have a full examination and discussion with us about your history and needs before any treatment can be recommended or take place. If you are considering dental treatment for a problem you have, please book an appointment with us.

There are many possible causes of missing teeth, so what has caused your tooth loss will be informative when planning treatment. At your appointment we will ask questions about this and other relevant information, and we are prepared to answer your questions too.

Dental implants Herefordshire are an effective way to replace missing teeth. They are rising in popularity as the community who have heard about them grows. They are artificial teeth including screws, abutments and crowns or bridges. The screws are placed into the jawbone to provide a stable and durable foundation for replacement teeth. Dental implants Herefordshire have become increasingly common in recent years due to their many benefits, including natural appearance, comfort, and functionality. If you are one of the many patients in our society looking for a solution to missing teeth, then dental implants Herefordshire could be a treatment option for you.

What are the benefits of dental implants?

One of the most well known benefits of oral implants is that they can improve the appearance of your smile. Dental implants can be tailor made to look and feel just like natural teeth. They are custom designed to closely match your existing teeth in shape, size, and colour, so they blend as seamlessly as possible with your smile. If all of your teeth need replacing, you may be able to adjust the shade of the dental implants in order to create a brighter looking smile.

Dental implants are also considered to be a comfortable tooth replacement option. Because the screws are anchored into the jawbone, they provide a stable foundation that acts like a natural tooth root. This means you can eat, talk, and smile with increased confidence and less worrying about your teeth slipping or shifting.

Another major benefit of dental implants is that they can improve the functionality and longevity of your teeth. Because they are considered to be a long-term replacement and they are secured through the use of the implanted screw, dental implants can allow you to eat your favourite foods without restriction. They may also improve speech, as the noises created through speaking with missing teeth are remedied by the dental implants. With proper care, they can last for many years or even a lifetime. If you need advice on how to care for your implants effectively, or with general oral hygiene, please let us know. We would be glad to discuss this with you.

Missing teeth can lead to a range of oral health issues, including bone loss, gum disease, and tooth decay. Dental implants can help to preserve the jawbone and prevent bone loss, which can occur when teeth are missing, as well as stimulating bone regrowth. They can also make it easier to maintain good oral hygiene, as you can brush and floss your replacement teeth just like you would with natural teeth.

What are my next steps?

If you are missing a tooth, a number of teeth, or have an upcoming tooth extraction, and you would like to know more about dental implants or find out whether they are a suitable option for your personal needs, please contact us or give us a ring to book an in-person consultation.