Are dental implants worth it?

Dental implants Nottingham can be seen as a great solution for missing teeth. Over the years this treatment has been able to surpass more traditional treatments, such as dentures, in popularity. This treatment option is a fixed option that will allow patients to complete their smile again and have it look healthy and strong. It is understandable, that a missing tooth can cause patients great distress when it comes to how they feel about their appearance. Implants can allow patients to retain a healthy and strong mouth structure that is free from gaps. The gaps left behind by missing teeth can cause issues for the structure of the face and the overall health of the surrounding teeth. Implants are considered very worthwhile, as they can improve the mouth’s overall health and aesthetic look in a durable way. This article will run through how an implant is fitted for a patient. Patients can then use this information to decide whether this treatment could be the correct choice for them.

How painful is it to get a dental implant?

Dental implants are fitted by highly qualified individuals who have the knowledge and experience in this field to ensure that patients receive the best standard of care, in the most painless way possible. The implants are placed at the jawbone in a careful and gentle manner to allow the implant sufficient time to fuse to the bone. Patients will be assured that any questions surrounding their treatment will be answered and they will be given the best course of treatment, tailored to them, as unique as their smile is. Once the patients have been given sufficient time to allow the implant to fuse to the jaw, a crown, bridge or denture can be placed on top to create the new tooth or teeth. The new tooth or teeth will be matched to the surrounding teeth so the smile is complete again.This will mean careful matching of colour, size and shape to ensure no one will be any the wiser that the prosthetics are not natural. The technical advances made in constructing tooth replacements mean that a patient can feel full confidence in their new smile.

Is the cost worth it?

The cost of dental implants can vary depending on the amount of treatment that will be needed. Implants can be used to replace one missing tooth, a number of missing teeth or indeed an entire set of teeth. Dental patients are treated rightly as unique individuals to ensure that they are all provided with the correct information and guidance surrounding their teeth. This allows patients to make the right decision when it comes to getting implants. If a patient thinks that they could benefit from this treatment and would like a consultation then they should consider getting in touch with their local practice. Many dental practices do not charge for initial consultations,  to allow patients peace of mind when it comes deciding if this is the treatment for them. The total cost of the treatment will be outlined at a consultation depending on the outcome of the assessment. If a patient wishes to embark on their journey to receive a full set of teeth again, then they should not hesitate in contacting their practice for a durable replacement for missing teeth which both looks and feels natural.