The advantages of dental implants
More and more patients are realising the advantages of having their missing teeth replaced by dental implants, which are strong, permanent and look and feel extremely natural.
Our skills and experience in implant dentistry
At Lynwood Dental and Implant Centre in Worcester Park near Kingston, our dentists have advanced skills and experience in this area. They have both undergone extensive training including Scott Simpson achieving a Diploma in Implant Dentistry from the prestigious Eastman Dental Hospital. Patients at our practice are in very good hands.
Dental implant treatment can be provided with sedation for nervous patients.
Dental implants offer a permanent solution for your missing teeth
A dental implant is essentially a substitute for a natural root and commonly it is screw or cylinder shaped. Each implant is placed into a socket carefully drilled at the precise location of the intended tooth. Often the implant can be placed at the same time as removal of the tooth all on the same day.
If an implant has a screw-thread on its outer surface it can be screwed into position and if it does not, it is usually tapped into place. The main aim during installation of any implant is to achieve immediate close contact with the surrounding bone. This creates an initial stability, which over time is steadily enhanced by further growth of bone into microscopic roughness on the implant surface.
In order to support replacement teeth, dental implants normally have some form of internal screw thread or post space that allows a variety of components to be fitted. Once fitted, these components provide the foundation for long-term support of crowns, bridges or dentures.
Realistic tooth replacement with dental implants
A dental implant is the most pleasingly aesthetic solution for replacing the missing tooth. An all-ceramic dental crown or dental bridge, secured to a dental implant, provides a complete and beautiful solution for improving your smile.
Association of Dental Implantology (ADI)
Our dentists are members of the ADI. This organisation aims to provide the public with an improved understanding of the benefits of implantology, and members with the benefits of continuous skills development, safeguarding standards.
Astra Tech dental implants
At Lynwood Dental and Implant Centre in Worcester Park near Kingston we use evidence based techniques to ensure quality. Astra Tech is a division of the Astra Zeneca Group, one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies and their implants have undergone comprehensive studies since 1986. There are over 440 published scientific references supporting the use of Astra Tech Implants.
Book your implant consultation
If you would like more information or to find out if this treatment is right for you, please contact our practice in Worcester Park on 020 8337 1140 or request a consultation.
This page was last updated on the 27th of February 2014