Dental implants replace the root of a missing tooth or teeth and form a stable foundation onto which new teeth can be constructed to restore aesthetics and function.
They are usually made from a titanium alloy that is specially treated allowing bone to integrate with it.
Since the discovery of ‘osseointegration’ by Per Invar Branemark the concept of dental implants has provided a new solution to the problem of tooth loss. Before the widespread introduction of dental implants, bridges and removable partial dentures were the only other available options.
The world renowned Straumann, Astra, Implant Direct and ETK systems are used by Dr Binamin & his team at Widney Dental Care. Dr Binamin has undertaken extensive training in dental implantology at the highly recognised Eastman Dental Centre in London & has completed a Masters Degree in Implantology at the University of Sheffield.
Generally speaking, the majority of people are suitable for dental implants. After an examination, we’ll be able to tell you whether dental implants are right for you.
Many people find dental implants more comfortable than dentures and they feel more confident wearing them.
Dental implants look and feel very natural and many people find them less likely to shift around in the mouth than dentures.
No, once they are fitted, many people say dental implants feel just like their natural teeth.