Losing your teeth is a traumatic experience. In some cases, dental implants can replace your missing teeth quickly and provide a reliable and lasting solution.
A dental implant is a small titanium screw which is placed in the jawbone usually under local anaesthetic. When integrated into the bone, it acts as an artificial root for attaching a crown, a bridge or to secure and stabilise a denture.
Although a dental implant placement is a relatively simple procedure for the patient, a high level of clinical experience and expertise is required to achieve a long-lasting, aesthetic and stable result.
Sometimes, losing a tooth results in loss of bone. As a result, bone has to be created prior to or during the implant placement. If this is not diagnosed correctly and procedures are not timely and well executed, it is impossible to provide implant restorations that will look like natural teeth. In depth knowledge and treatment planning are essential for achieving results that are healthy long-term and avoiding complications.
Generally, treatments involve two or three stages:
At Bond Dental Clinic, we are capable of providing high quality dental implant treatments but also have the ability to fully assess and offer other treatments for patients. Therefore, we will only recommend implant procedures when it is the best treatment for the patient.