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DENTAL IMPLANTS TREATMENT IN MADELEY CREWE

At ELM VILLA DENTAL , we’re proud to offer top-notch dental implant services to our esteemed clients. Dental implants, the gold standard for tooth replacement, can revolutionize your smile and your quality of life. Implants mimic the structure and function of natural teeth, allowing for comfortable eating, clear speech, and a restored aesthetic appeal. Our dedicated team of experts utilize the most advanced technology and techniques to ensure every patient experiences a seamless, successful implant journey.

Types of Dental Implants

Dental implants are artificial tooth roots, used to replace missing teeth. They come in various types, serving different needs and bone structures. The two most common types are Endosteal and Subperiosteal implants.

Endosteal Implants
Endosteal implants are the most commonly used type. They are typically shaped like small screws, cylinders, or plates, and are directly inserted into the jawbone. After the surrounding gum tissue has healed, a second surgery is needed to connect a post to the original implant.
Subperiosteal Implants
Subperiosteal implants are an alternative for patients who do not have enough healthy natural jawbone and cannot, or do not want to undergo a bone augmentation procedure to rebuild it. These consist of a metal frame that is fitted onto the jawbone just below the gum tissue. As the gums heal, the frame becomes fixed in the jawbone.

Stages of Dental Implant Treatment

Dental implant treatment is a multi-stage process that ensures the highest chance of success while maintaining patient comfort. Here’s an overview of the four key stages:

Consultation

The consultation stage involves an initial appointment with the dentist, where the patient’s oral health condition is thoroughly examined. This includes evaluating the health of the gums, the condition of existing teeth, and the density of the jawbone.

Treatment Plan

Based on the consultation, a personalized treatment plan is crafted. This includes deciding the types of implants that will be used, the number of appointments required, the need for any preparatory procedures like bone grafts, and the costs involved.

Treatment

The treatment phase begins with the placement of the dental implants into the jawbone. This involves a surgical procedure, carried out under local or general anesthesia. The implants are then left to heal and integrate with the bone, a process known as osseointegration, which can take a few months.

Restoration Placement

After the healing period, the restoration phase begins. This involves attaching the dental prosthetics (crowns, bridges, or dentures) onto the implant posts. Once these are securely attached and the fit and bite have been adjusted, the patient can use their new teeth as they would their natural ones. Regular check-ups follow to ensure everything is functioning as intended.

Am I an Ideal Candidate for Dental Implants?

In your consultation session, our dental experts will explore the possibility of dental implants as an appropriate treatment for you. Dental implants often work effectively for individuals who:

  • Lead a non-smoking lifestyle

  • Have at least one tooth missing

  • Adhere to a good home hygiene routine

However, dental implants might not be the best solution for individuals who:

  • Have certain uncontrolled medical conditions like diabetes

  • Are at an age where their jawbone growth is not yet complete

  • Smoke, as it can adversely affect the body’s healing process

  • Are prescribed certain medications that could negatively affect the success of dental implant surgery

WHAT TO DO IF I HAVE SEVERAL MISSING TEETH?

At The Elm Villa Dental, we’re proud to offer a range of solutions, from single-tooth and multiple-tooth implants to complete mouth restorations.

The procedure for full-mouth dental implants, while slightly more complex, is carried out with utmost care and precision by our highly competent team in  Madeley Crewe. Typically, full-mouth implant installation involves a two-stage process. The implant is first placed and then covered by the gum tissue. A temporary tooth is then installed to fill the gap, and at a subsequent appointment, a supportive abutment is attached by our dental experts. Rest assured, your oral health is in the safest hands with us.

HOW DO I CARE FOR MY DENTAL IMPLANTS?

Maintaining your dental implants essentially mirrors the care required for your natural teeth. It’s essential to uphold excellent oral hygiene practices, including brushing twice daily with fluoride toothpaste. Flossing regularly and scheduling routine dental check-ups at our private clinic are also highly recommended.

To explore more about dental implants and understand how this sophisticated treatment can rejuvenate your smile, don’t hesitate to reach out to us.

HOW SHOULD I MAINTAIN MY DENTAL IMPLANTS?

If gaps from missing teeth are hindering your everyday life, allow us to assist. Our expert dental team is adept at providing top-tier dental implants that not only restore the aesthetics of your smile but also its functionality for a lifetime. By opting for a dental implant consultation at our clinic, you’re taking a significant step towards improving your oral health and boosting your self-confidence.

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