Implants
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2.00 pm - 5.30 pm

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Implants


When an implant is indicated we routinely refer patients. If a patient prefers treatment at House Dental Surgery, we call on our preferred partner for implants Ian Seddon who has been carrying out these dental procedures since 1994. Please visit Seddon Dental

A missing front tooth.

A hole is prepared in the jaw bone in stages.

An Implant is fitted ...
... and a healing cap inserted.

When the Implant has healed, the healing cap is exposed ...
... and an abutment inserted.

A crown is then fitted to the abutment.



Implants with Bar


A number of Implants may be used to secure a lower denture.

A hole is made in the jaw bone for each Implant.

The Implant is positioned and a Healing Cap applied.

The gum is replaced while the bone recovers.

Access to the Implant is made and the second part of the Implant is attached.

The bars are attached ...
... and tiny magnets in the denture then keep it securely in place.


Implant Temporary


When an implant is placed, it can be some months before the new tooth is fitted.

A temporary denture can be made for cosmetic purposes.

But the impact from the lower jaw can disturb the implant and affect the healing process.

As an alternative an adhesive bridge can be made which is fixed to the adjacent tooth.

This provides a tiny, but permanent gap between the tooth and the new implant.


Implant Cleaning


Acute marginal inflammation.

Use extra soft filaments for the acutely affected area.

Using a standard brushing technique ...
... gently but effectively removes debris.

Interdental cleaning with the extra soft range ...
... removes plaque comfortably and effectively.

Use a standard cleaning technique with extra soft filaments.

Resolution of inflamed site.


Implant Maintenance


Following the placement of an implant ...
... it is important to keep the surrounding area clean.

Use a 45 degree angle as the standard brushing technique.

Use plastic coated interdental brushes for safe effective plaque removal.

Tightly floss approximal surfaces and implants.

Ensure all surfaces are clean.

Adapt floss/tape for teeth and gums.


Immediate Implant


An Implant is placed in the hole left by the tooth root.

An Abutment is fixed to the Implant ...
... then a Crown is fitted to the Abutment.

An Immediate Implant can be fitted from start to finish in one appointment.


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