Every dentist in the land will tell you that you should replace any missing teeth as soon as possible. At Harley Street Dental Clinic, we often find that the best way to do this is with dental implants.
Why you need to replace missing teeth
As your dentist will tell you, when you lose one or more teeth, you lose so much more than your confidence to smile. Other teeth are prone to move into any gaps, becoming twisted, crooked, and harder to clean. Your jaw bone also starts to resorb or shrink back when your tooth roots are missing, which can make dental implant placement more difficult (although not impossible) and can cause the face around your jowls to sag.
Dental implants: the only permanent solution
Dental implants are the only permanent way your dentist can replace your missing teeth. They are small titanium screws placed directly into your jaw bone in a small operation, carried out either under local anaesthetic or conscious sedation here at our Harley Street clinic.
After a healing period, your dentist can then attach permanent replacement teeth to your implants, restoring not just a beautiful smile, but also the ability to eat whatever you choose.
At our Harley Street clinic we can replace your teeth with a combination of dental implants, and either crowns (for single teeth), a bridge or dentures (for multiple or all missing teeth).
With proper home care and regular visits to the dental practice, your dental implants and attached teeth will last you for many years – perhaps even a lifetime.
To book an implant consultation with an experienced dentist here at our Harley Street clinic, get in touch with us today. We believe it could be the best decision you will ever make.