Dental Implants are used to replace a missing tooth or teeth as a fixed restoration. The main advantage is that the preparation of the adjacent teeth is avoided as they are anchored in the jaw bone.
A Dental Implant is a substitute for a natural tooth root made of titanium and it is inserted into a socket that has been carefully drilled at the desired location. This creates an initial stability that will allow the bone to grow across the surface of the implant, integrating the implant into the bone by a process called osseointegration.
The Dental Implant has an internal screw that allows an abutment to be fitted to hold a crown, a bridge or an overdenture.
Dental Implants in Sheffield
Indications for Dental Implants
The main indications for dental implants defined by The Association of Dental Implantology of the UK are to restore aesthetics and lost dental function (including chewing and speech), as well as occlusal stability. In addition, dental implants preserve and prevent bone resorption after teeth loss.
Our initial stages are always diagnostic to work out our ideal plan to replace your missing teeth. A diagnostic Xray or a 3D scan will be required prior any surgical stage to assess suitability for Dental Implants. In this manner, your treatment becomes totally predictable, manageable, and preventative of future disease. The surgery of placing the screwed implant is done under local anaesthesia. It takes place in our surgery at Beighton Dental Care, and our highly trained team makes sure that you have a relaxed and calmed experience.
Since the surgery normally involves exposing the bone in the area where the dental implant is to be placed you can expect some minor swelling and occasionally bruising afterwards. For most patients, any of the simple painkillers you might take for a headache will be all that is needed for a few days. You also be asked to follow some simple procedures such as rinsing with salt water or an antiseptic mouthrinse. Our team at Beighton Dental Care is always available to help in case you have any question after your procedure.
Why choose us for your Dental Implants?
At Beighton Dental Care we use the latest technology and techniques available for your Dental Implants in Sheffield.
Our highly qualified Dr. Anna Vila has a Master´s of Sciences Degree in Dental Implants (MSc). She is a member of the British Academy of Implant Dentistry (BAIRD) Academy, providing mentoring, supervision and training for their students. She is as well a member of the International Team for Implantology, so she keeps up to date with the latest research in Implantology.
We use Straumann Implant System, which is a leading dental implant company that has earned worldwide recognition. Straumann Implant system is one of the best documented, with more that 35 years of extensive scientific research.