Your unique dental implant journey
Dental implants in London, with Moor Park Dental, is a popular treatment that is used to replace missing teeth. Each patient who undergoes dental implant surgery takes a unique journey based on their specific circumstances. This can include a wide variety of differences.
When you have dental implants in London with us, we create a treatment plan after your initial consultation. This is based on the information we gather about you during examination, and any necessary scans. We then use state-of-the-art technology to plan the placement of your dental implants. This is also when we will be able to tell you if you need any preparatory work before we begin, such as extractions, a bone graft or a sinus lift.
Your dentist will ask you a series of questions designed to give us a fuller picture of your history and any lifestyle factors that we need to take into account. Various factors can have an effect on the likelihood of successful implants so we need to know about any medical conditions or habits, such as smoking, in advance in order to give you the best advice.
This is a good time to ask any questions or talk about any particular concerns that you have about getting dental implants in London.
Personalising your surgery
The surgery itself takes place after the area around the implant site is numbed using a local anaesthetic. If you are an anxious patient, let your dentist know and you may be able to consider extra sedation at this point. In particularly complex cases, a general anaesthetic might be recommended.
Taking care of yourself
It is important for everyone to take care of themselves after having dental implants. The area takes a while to heal and, particularly in the first few days, you need to be gentle. If your job is strenuous or physical, you might consider having some extra time off or requesting restricted duties, if possible.
Your dentist gives you advice about the food you can eat after dental implant surgery. You will eventually be able to eat a wide variety of foods again but, in the beginning, you should stick to soft and liquid forms of nourishment. Choose food that you find satisfying in order to make this period easier.