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Dental Implants in Pickering, Scarborough, Malton & North Yorkshire

An implant attaches artificial teeth directly to the jaw under the gum tissue. A small titanium fixture may be used to surgically place the implant in the upper or lower jawbone to replace the root of your missing tooth and provide an anchor for a crown.

The success of any bridge or implant depends on its foundation "the other teeth, gums, or bone to which it is attached. So it's very important to keep your remaining teeth, gums, and jaw healthy and strong.

Improve your quality of life

Our teeth help us to live life to the full and to enjoy a diverse range of foods, speak and laugh with confidence and have an excellent quality of life.

Teeth can be lost for many reasons including gum disease, tooth decay and accidents. However, there is no reason why you should live without your teeth, as dental implants can provide a completely safe way of replacing any number of missing teeth.

Dental implants are not new, in fact, they have been used to permanently replace one, several or all teeth in the upper or lower jaw, for more than 40 years.

Dental implants - a successful solution

  • replace one or more lost teeth
  • hold dentures securely in the mouth
  • have success rates of over 96%
  • are scientifically proven by independant research
  • successfully used in dentistry for decades

Dental implants can increase your quality of life and improve your self confidence.

new quality of life with dental implants (Scarborough, Pickering, Malton)

A short operation for a long-term solution

A dental implant is a small screw made of titanium, which is inserted in the jaw bone during a short operation usually under local anaesthetic.

It subsequently knits painlessly with the bone, forming a secure foundation for new naturally looking teeth.

high quality of life with dental implants

 

What are the advantages of dental implants?

  • Dental implants have many advantages compared to traditional dental restorations:
  • dental implants look, feel and function like natural teeth
  • are a stable foundation for crowns, bridges and dentures
  • healthy teeth do not need to be cut down
  • dental implants can help prevent bone loss, maintaining facial features
  • implant dentures unlike traditional dentures have no palate, having a positive effect on speech and taste
  • dental implants are a permanent tooth replacement

dental implant with crown

Implants in daily life

Missing single tooth

"I broke my front tooth playing sport when I was a teenager and unfortunately my dentist was unable to save my tooth. Having a dental implant made complete sense because I didn't want my other healthy teeth cut down for a bridge. My implant crown is perfect in every way and I am glad I chose this treatment."

Thomas, 20, student

implant to replace missing single tooth
implant replacing several missing teeth

Several missing teeth

"My problems with gum disease started a few years ago and subsequently two back teeth had to be removed. I wanted a replacement that would be as natural as possible and fixed permanently in my mouth. That is why I decided to have implants.
I had some doubts before the operation as I could not imagine the results clearly. However, my worries were unjustified as the operation was painless. I feel very pleased with my new teeth and I can laugh out loude again. On the basis of this experience, I would opt for implants again any time."

Susan, 42, civil servant

Toothless upper jaw

"I used to have constant problems with my full denture when eating and speaking and it often came loose which was very unpleasant. Since my denture has been implant-supported, it stays in place perfectly.

Dental implants have given me a better quality of life."

Hilda, 63, self employed

implant on toothless upper jaw
toothless lower jaw

Toothless lower jaw

"Over time my lower denture bcame more and more ill-fitting and relining my denture no longer helped.

I now have a denture supported by implants which stays completely in place. I am very happy with the results and I would really recommend it. I feel like a new person."

Peter, 76, pensioner

Ask our dentist how you can increase your quality of life with dental implants.


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