At envisage we consider dental implants to be the 'gold standard' permanent solution for missing teeth.
There are now numerous studies and a wealth of evidence that proves this form of dentistry is a safe and convenient method for replacing lost teeth. We have implant surgeons who are able to assess the full mouth and present you with available options for the following:
- Single tooth implants
- Multiple tooth implants
- Single arch implants
- Double arch implants
- Same-Day All-On-4
- Implant retained dentures
We also fulfil any requirements for Sinus Lifts and Bone Grafts to achieve optimal results. Our team are highly skilled at creating new teeth that are built to last and maintain a winning smile. Our dental implants are specifically designed to look, feel and function like natural teeth.
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Why Choose Dental Implants?
Dental implants have a number of significant advantages over conventional dentures, bridges and crowns. First and foremost, implants look and feel like natural teeth. It will be impossible for anyone to tell the difference. Functionality is exactly the same too, so there are no difficulties or set procedures when it comes to eating or brushing your teeth. What’s more, the teeth adjacent to the missing one needn’t be filed down for support.
Having a dental implant in place also maintains the bone structure beneath the replaced tooth. This is because chewing forces are still able to reach the bone via transmission through the implant. This force stimulates the natural force of bone renewal. Not only will this maintain a desirable appearance, it preserves a healthy jawline too. There is no need for glue or anything else to hold an implant in place, the implant is held in place solidly.
How Does It Work?
Dental implants can also be used to support crowns that replace single missing teeth and bridges that restore numerous missing teeth. They are usually manufactured from titanium, due to the metal’s compatibility with body tissue. Titanium also bonds extremely well with adjacent bone structures during the healing process. This is known as osseointegration and can take between 3 and 6 months. After this time, the implant is ready to support your false tooth.
The implant is between 8 and 16mm in length and is essentially screwed or inserted into a pre-prepared socket within your jaw. This socket acts as a replacement root for the missing tooth. A small part called an ‘abutment’ is then attached to the top of the implant. This creates an external connection for the new replacement tooth; whether this be a crown, bridge or denture.
Envisage Dental Implants Service
Dental implants are available at envisage clinics, all of which offer the latest techniques to restore function and health to missing teeth. We also offer the replacement of dentures with implants, which can be same-day or actioned over a period of 6 to 12 months, depending on your specific needs and suitability assessment.
You can arrange to have a full Dental Implant Assessment where your implant surgeon will assess your requirements and work within your budget to offer you the desired result.