Dental implants are medical devices surgically inserted into the jaw to fix an individual’s power to chew or their appearance. This help supports artificial teeth, such as bridges, crowns, or dentures. They can significantly improve the overall value and health of a person who needs them.
If you’re in St Ives, our dental implants are the latest innovation to replace a missing tooth or a number of teeth. An implant consists of an artificial titanium rod that is placed directly into the jaw bone and acts as a replacement for the root portion of the natural tooth. The implant is made using pure titanium which allows new bone cells to grow around it: the implant then integrates with the newly formed bone which firmly locks it into place. This process is called ‘Osseointegration’.
Benefits of Dental Implant Systems
Restores the ability to chew
Returns natural appearance cosmetically
Assists in keeping the jawbone from shrinking due to bone loss
Preserves the health of the surrounding bone and gums
It helps keep adjacent nearby teeth stable
At Terrey Hills, St Ives, we strive to provide the best dental treatment to all patients at affordable prices. Every piece of equipment and prosthesis is of the highest quality. Moreover, our dental team guides you throughout the dental implant procedure, provides before and after care instructions, and explains the benefits and risks. It ensures you make an informed decision regarding your oral health.
Our Dental Implants Pass the Safety Standards
The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) approves the materials used to make dental implants. Most dental implants are made of zirconium oxide or titanium. Other materials, such as ceramic, titanium, gold, and cobalt-based alloys, are used to make them. These are also safe to use.
The dental implants we use on our patients in St Ives & surrounds have been evaluated according to international consensus standards, which shows that no allergic reaction or irritation is caused when these are implanted in people.
A Dental Implant can be used to replace:
One tooth – One implant will be placed, and a crown will then be fixed on top of the implant.
Several teeth – Either several implants and crowns will be placed or a dental bridge will be fitted onto the implants.
All the teeth – A number of implants are placed, then either a fixed bridge will be fitted onto the implants or the implants will be used to firmly hold a removable denture.
Servicing patients from Terrey Hills and St Ives, our dental implants have a reputation for being able to turn any insecure smile into a proud one.