The Gold standard in Tooth replacement.
For a beautiful smile and the ability to chew with comfort and confidence, dental implants are the best replacement for natural teeth.
Dental Implants restore natural appearance and function and can last a lifetime.
Implants also help reduce loss of jawbone, as the jaw is still 'in use' so the bone does not resorb (dissolve) away so quickly.
Implants are made of surgical grade titanium, a metal that is well tolerated by the body.
Over time, the jawbone becomes firmly united with the implant. This is called osseointegration.
A small attachment at the top of the implant emerges through the gum, the abutment. Crowns, bridges or dentures can then be attached to the implant via this abutment.
We have a Spanish dentist - Eduardo, who has carried out 2, year long, post-graduate courses. To place implants and restore missing bone. He is a kind and affable dentist, with good English, and can talk you clearly through the process.
He has a great deal of experience placing Implants in Spain, where patients frequently attend for full mouth rehabilitation procedures.
He is ably assisted by Hayley, his compassionate, bubbly assistant. Hayley has also a great deal of experience in various dental sectors, and can give you a second perspective.
We always aim to provide an array of patient choices, so you can choose regarding you own needs and budget.
If Implants are not ideal for you, for whatever reason, we can help you decide on a suitable alternative.
We use one of the best clinically trialed and tested implant systems.
We chose the best implant 'hardware' and the best laboratories to ensure that your implant(s), bridgework or overdenture (a denture that fits over the implants) is both functional and aesthetic.
On average the healing time for modern implants is much reduced - which means you can have your permanent tooth much sooner. Occasionally even immediately, dependent on the bone.
Normally a temporary restoration is put in place whilst 'Osteo-integration occurs', for about 6 weeks.