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Dental Implants

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Dental implants have been around for a very long time and have become the gold standard for replacing missing teeth.

Over the past decade they have become extremely popular for restoring missing teeth as they do not require any cutting of natural teeth and also preserve bone.

Dental implants can often be placed at the same time as teeth removal.

They also reduce bone loss associated with losing teeth preventing the collapse of the lips and soft tissues.

Implants can be used to replace single, multiple or a whole jaw of teeth.

They can also be used to stabilise dentures by giving them something to connect to.

Implants are generally regarded as the longest lasting dental treatment and widely used in mainstream dental practices nationwide.

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What is a dental implant?

A dental implant is an artificial root to which an artificial tooth can be attached.

A dental implant is made up of three components,

The Fixture

The fixture is the bottom of the implant and is the part that is physically embedded below the gum line, which then combines with the surrounding bone.

The Abutment

The abutment is the small portion that lies right around the gum line – the piece that allows a new tooth to connect to the fixture.

The Prosthesis

The prosthesis is the crown, bridge or denture that the implant supports and will resemble a natural tooth/teeth. These may be cemented or screwed into place.

Implants are extremely strong and can last as long as natural teeth if brushed and flossed the same way as normal teeth would be treated.

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Multiple implants.

Dental implants can be used to replace one or several missing teeth.

All routine forms of tooth replacement such as bridges or dentures can be supported by dental implants.

Who is suitable for dental implants?

Dental implants are suitable for most healthy adults whose jaw has stopped growing.

Some dentists may decline to place implants for patients who smoke excessively or heavily drink alcohol as those habits may impact negatively on the health of the gum and bone surrounding each implant.

 

Implant placement

Implant placement is a minor surgical procedure performed under sterile conditions in the dental surgery under local anaesthesia. Once placed, the implant will be left to heal for approximately three months before the artificial tooth/teeth are placed.
 
If an implant is replacing a front tooth, a temporary denture is often worn throughout the implant integration process. This procedure may also apply for multiple implants where a removable over denture or same day fixed teeth will be provided.

 

Following implant treatment

Annual reviews are carried out to make sure the implant is and remains in good condition.

 

dental implants romford testimonials

★★★★★ Simply the best, very friendly and welcoming cannot praise this practice enough, I had an implant several years ago and am so pleased with it, would highly recommend an implant to anyone.

Sue Couchman

★★★★★ I had a Dental implant last year performed by Dr Alex Tahalani. Although initially nervous, the thing I liked about Dr Alex was the way that he listened to my concerns so that when we discussed options we could find the right path for me. The work was very skilfully performed as you might expect and a year later I am very happy with my new implant and looking forward to many years of chewing! I thoroughly recommend this service.

Dan Shilling

★★★★★ If you’re thinking of having an implant then this is the place to go. Ask for Alex, he’s an expert in this field. I have had several implants and all have been very successful. He explains things every step of the way putting you at ease. His attentive dental nurses also make the experience a ‘No hassle scenario’. Overall five star recommendation.

Anonymous

★★★★★ I just wanted to thank Gidea Park dental team in particularly Alex for his professionalism and fantastic service. I was hesitant to get implants done as I’ve had bad experience with another local dental surgeon. I decided to try Gidea Park dental practice and they have been amazing, I am extremely pleased with the outcome of my implants.  Alex was genuine he explained the process and was not pushy and double checked at each stage everything was going to order.  They also fitted me in for an emergency appointment; the reception team were accommodating and prompt in their service. I would highly recommend Gidea Park Dental Practice, brilliant staff and I will continue my dental treatments here. Finally found a perfect dentist.

Gira Parmar

 

Computer guided Surgery

By planning your surgery in 3D software we are able to offer “computer guided surgery” for ultimate precision and quality.

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Pay in Stages

Paying for your implants in stages helps spread the cost of your implant treatment.

Coronavirus (Covid-19) - Emergency Service Information

WE ARE NOW OPEN MONDAY – FRIDAY

 

We are now seeing patients for their routine check-ups. However, our current Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) from the Chief Dental Officer (England) determines our “new normal” way of working. These state that any surgery where an aerosol generated procedure (AGP) has taken place, the surgery must be left empty for “one hour” and then thoroughly cleaned. An aerosol generated procedure (AGP) is air or water spray (or a mix of both); from a dental instrument like a high speed hand piece as well as ultrasonic scalers used by hygienists. These aerosols could result in the spread of Covid-19 and dentists and their staff are at very high risk of getting Covid-19 from their patients. Due to social distancing and the time surgeries have to be left empty after AGP treatments, we are limited in the number of patients we can have in the practice at any one time. 

If you have an appointment to visit the practice, please click on the Covid Policy to download the Patient Journey and Medical History Form. The Medical History completed, signed by you and brought with you to the appointment.

 

PLEASE DO NOT COME TO THE PRACTICE UNLESS YOU HAVE AN APPOINTMENT.                                

 

Out of hours emergency service covering evenings, weekends and bank holidays.

Many of our patients will be aware that we share an emergency out of hours’ dental emergency service covering evenings, weekends and bank holidays with two local dental surgeries. This service will continue as normal. The emergency service can be contacted on 077 6735 3759 and operates from 6pm - 9pm Monday to Friday and from 9am to 9pm at weekends and bank holidays.

 

If you are a Denplan registered patient, the cost of this service is included in your plan unless you specifically elected to opt out of the emergency out of hours cover. The choice to opt out will have only applied to patients who registered from August 2018. If in doubt, please check your registration paperwork or call 0800 401 402 to speak to one of their customer support team.  

 

If you think you have Coronavirus and need urgent dental care

 If you are generally unwell, self-isolating because you or any of your family have any of the symptoms below, please do not contact our emergency dental service.

●   A high temperature – you feel hot to touch on your chest or back

●   A new continuous cough – this means you've started coughing repeatedly

 For urgent dental treatment use: NHS 111 online coronavirus - or telephone 111 for further instructions.

For changes that may occur to our service – we will be regularly reviewing and updating coronavirus information on our website:

www.gideaparkdentalpractice.co.uk 

  

COVID POLICY

Updated 20.08.2020

For updated advice and information on how you can protect yourself and others, please visit: https://www.nhs.uk/

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