Monthly Archives: January 2019

Dental Implants: The Basics

What is a dental implant? A dental implant is an artificial replacement for a tooth root, usually made from titanium. The implant is used to support a single tooth restoration or multiple teeth in the form of a bridge. There are many different implant systems available and when competently used they all deliver a highly reliable form of treatment. How long does treatment take? For […]

Who Is Suitable For Dental Implants

Are you suitable for dental implants? Who is suitable for dental implants? Dental implants are suitable for most adults with good general health. They can only be used once the jawbone has stopped growing and so generally are not appropriate for younger patients. Habits such as heavy drinking or smoking can increase the risk of problems associated with implant […]