Implants

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What are dental implants?

It’s the closest thing to a replacement tooth!

A dental implant is an artificial tooth root made of titanium that is gently placed into the space where a tooth used to be. This fixture is then covered with a precision-made and natural-looking porcelain restoration to restore your smile.

Implants can:

  • Replace one or more teeth without affecting bordering teeth.
  • Support a bridge and eliminate the need for a denture.
  • Provide support for a denture, making it more secure and comfortable.

Who can have dental implants?

Straumann logoWe will carry out a thorough examination taking appropriate x-rays, to see if you are a suitable candidate. It can be dependent on the condition of the bone in the area of the planned implants. Only very rarely is there not enough bone or it is not healthy enough and therefore it may not be possible to proceed without additional treatment.

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