How can dental implants help you overcome tooth loss
To create a full restoration of your missing teeth using dental implants in London, you will need to visit Moor Park Dental for a series of appointments. It will start with a consultation where one of our experienced dental implant dentists will examine your mouth and develop a treatment plan from this information. Prior to your procedure, your dentist may put you on antibiotics or recommend oral sedation for your appointment, depending on individual circumstances.
Your implant procedure
During your treatment with dental implants in London, your dentist will administer a local anesthetic to numb any pain. Once you are comfortable, a small space will be created in the empty socket in your jawbone for the dental implants to be placed into.
Next, a titanium screw will be placed to replicate your tooth’s natural root. It is then often covered with gum tissue to promote safer and faster healing of your dental implants in London.
The next stage involves a period of waiting. This is so the bone can heal and fuse around the implant before you come in for the next stage of your treatment. This process is fundamental to the success and longevity of your dental implants. The length of time varies depending on the quality and quantity of your jawbone, but it usually takes around 10–16 weeks for the implant to fully integrate.
Once the implant has stabilised, the gum tissue will be removed to expose the implant and your dentist will top it off with the completed restoration, namely a crown or bridge, to create your finished new smile.
How many implants will I need?
Front teeth require smaller implants and back teeth larger ones because molars often have two or three roots. For multiple teeth in a row, we may recommend an implant fixed bridge, which includes 2 dental implants topped with 3 or 4 restorations.
We can also use implants to anchor full sets of dentures that will need 4 implants per set to make dentures more stable and comfortable. One of our implant dentists at Moor Park Dental, will develop the ideal treatment plan for your needs and let you know exactly how many dental implants in London you will need to restore your smile.