Find out about the dental implants, the improvements they bring to your life, how the process works, and more.

DENTAL IMPLANTS AT BILLERICAY DENTAL CARE

Dental implants from our advanced dentistry team

If you have a missing tooth but you want something more permanent than a denture or a bridge, a dental implant offers you the secure and safe solution you’ve been looking for.

What is an Implant?

Dental implants involve replacing the root of the tooth with a titanium post with a crown on top to replace your missing tooth. Specifically moulded to match the shape, shade and size of the tooth it’s replacing.

 

What advantages do dental implants offer?

Dental implants have been designed to make patients feel normal again and with advances in technology the success rates are extremely high. 

 

Dental implants: 

make chewing easier,

help maintain your neighbouring teeth- no destructiveness to teeth like bridges!,

restore your smile

make speech easier

help to preserve the bone and gum tissues which shrink back after teeth are extracted

At Billericay Dental Care, we’ve worked with many patients over a number of years to provide them with this very latest technique in dentistry.

 

For you, it all starts with a consultation where, in a patient-focused and clinical way, we’ll show you the benefits of dental implants, how they work, and give you an indication of pricing.

 

If you’re ready to talk about getting dental implants, we’d love to hear from you. We believe that we’re the best team to work with because:

this is a procedure that requires the very highest standards of dental expertise and we have a highly qualified team here at Billericay Dental Care

we use the very highest quality materials in the dental implants we use on patients making sure their sourced from reputable laboratories operating to rigorous and transparent clinical protocols,

you’re in charge every step of the way let us know what you want to achieve, we’ll tell you if it’s possible and if it is, that is the result you’ll get

we deeply care about all our patients and their experience with us before, during, and after all of our procedures. Please be assured that we are always on hand to answer questions and provide support to you.

Get in touch with the Billericay Dental Care team for a consultation on dental implants and whether they’re right for you. 

To book yours, please call us on 01277 62 54 56 or email us at smiles@billericaydentalcare.co.uk.

Dental Implants FAQ

What’s the first step?


Please call us for a free initial chat with one of our team members or if you would like to book directly to see one of our implantologists let us know.




Consultation


At our first meeting, we’ll discuss the result you hope to achieve with your dental implant and work towards putting a treatment plan together for you.

At your consultation, please do let us know any and all questions you have. We want you to be absolutely sure this is right for you.

At this meeting, we’ll carry out a comprehensive examination taking X-rays as required to get the fullest possible picture of your mouth.

We may discover that you may need additional scans/treatment prior to the dental implant to make it possible. We may recommend that you need:

  • A cone beam CT scan
  • A bone expansion (if your jaw bone is too narrow for an implant to be fitted)
  • A bone graft (to strength the area of your bone that will receive the implant)
  • A sinus lift (this is for upper jaw implants where your sinus may need to be moved upward to create space for the dental implant)




We then fit your implant


We’ll place your dental implant into the area where you have lost your tooth. That replaces the root of your lost tooth. It usually take 3 months for your implant to be fully integrated with the surrounding bone and 6 months for the area to heal if a bone graft is done. Immediately placed and loaded implants can be done but the suitability needs to be assessed by our implantologist.. During this time a temporary replacement for your missing tooth/teeth can be made.




We take an impression for your new tooth


When the area is ready we take an impression of your mouth. This assists us in selecting just the right shape and size of crown we’ll attach to the implant. It’s at this point we also make sure the shading is consistent with the rest of your mouth and your overall appearance in general.




The final fitting


When your new tooth has been manufactured in the laboratories of our trusted and regulated suppliers, they send it back to us. At the point, we fixed the tooth to your implant permanently.

Start your dental implant consultation with us secure in the knowledge you’re dealing with a fully-qualified, highly-experienced, and patient-focused team.

To book your first visit, please call us on 01277 62 54 56 or email us at smiles@billericaydentalcare.co.uk.





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