dental implants

Do you have missing teeth?
Do you want confidence to smile again?
Do you want a long lasting, proven solution?

If your answer is YES, then Dental Implants may be the right solution for you.

Dental implants are widely considered to be the most successful method of tooth replacement used today, because they give a number of benefits to patients.

What is a dental implant?

A dental implant is an artificial tooth root made of titanium which replaces the missing tooth. The dentist inserts the implant into the jaw bone where the titanium then integrates with the bone. Just like your tooth root did before, the implant then builds a stable foundation for the crown, which will become the visible part of your new tooth.

Dental implants are very small, normally around 10 mm long and only 3-5 mm wide at the top.

Crowns and bridges
Dental crowns and bridges are also known as replacement teeth. They can be made of different material and are used to replace any tooth that is missing or beyond repair. Beforehand, a dental laboratory designs each replacement tooth individually, so that it matches the bite, look and feel of your other teeth.



A crown is used on a damaged tooth or on an implant.

A bridge can restore gaps between teeth. The outer parts of the bridge are placed on existing teeth next to the tooth gap, while the middle part replaces the lost tooth. Bridges can also be used on implants, usually when two or more teeth are missing.

Bridge or dental implant? - A comparison
To restore a missing tooth, your dentist can also use a bridge. It consists of several replacement teeth that will literally bridge the gap. But using bridges on natural teeth can have several serious disadvantages:

Visible metal rims
Certain types of bridges, made of metal covered with porcelain, can lead to visible black metal lines at the rim of the bridge when your gums keep receding. An all-ceramic bridge can provide an alternative in such cases. Speak to your dentist if an all-ceramic bridge might be a good solution for you.

Grinding down neighboring teeth
Bridges are anchored to adjacent teeth to keep them in place. This means, however, that these neighboring teeth must first be reduced in size.

Effects on jaw bone and gum
When you lose a tooth, it disturbs the interplay between teeth and bone. Gum and bone are no longer stimulated well enough, due to the missing tooth. Your jaw bone starts shrinking and your gum pulls back.

To avoid grinding down teeth and effects on jaw bone and gum, your dentist can replace the tooth root to create a completely new tooth with a dental implant.

Speak to our dentist to find the solution that’s best for you.

Why choose a Dental Implant?

Dental implants are widely considered to be the most successful method of tooth replacement used today, because they give a number of benefits to patients.

A natural smile

A dental implant looks and feels just like your natural tooth. The color, shape and contour of the new tooth is made to match. The result is a natural smile, that will bring back your confidence and quality of life. With your new teeth sparkling on the outside, you will soon feel a smile coming back on the inside.

Eat what you like

Did you have to give up on some of your favorite dishes since you lost your tooth? Dental implants bring back the full function of natural teeth. So no matter how hard, crunchy or sticky the food, dental implants can put it back on your menu.

Neighboring teeth stay intact
Other restoration methods often require neighboring teeth to be ground down to anchor the restoration in your mouth. Dental implants do not harm neighboring teeth.

Stable and comfortable fit
Since dental implants are fixed to your jaw bone, they are usually more stable, comfortable and long-lasting than other restorations. On top of that, dental implants are made of biocompatible materials, which means that your body tolerates them.

A long-lasting and proven solution
Dental implants are very durable. With proper care and good oral hygiene, implants will last for many years or even a lifetime. Decades of research have gone into their functionality, stability and esthetics, since the first patient received modern dental implants in 1965.

Implant treatment can be considered a long-term investment into your health and your wellbeing- in short, an investment into your life. Compared to other restorations, costs can seem higher at first glance. However, higher maintenance costs, the potential increase in lost jaw bone and, ultimately, the loss of more teeth can make other restorations more expensive in the long run.

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Station House Dental Care works in partnership with Nobel Biocare to carry out Dental Implant treatment. More information about Nobel Biocare can be found on their website HERE >