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The Denture & Implant Clinic - Myths surrounding dental implants

10 Common Myths Surrounding Dental Implants

Myth 1: Implants often fail and are too risky. Dental implants successfully integrate with the bone in more than 90% of the cases. 96% success rates are not uncommon. In those few cases, where an implant becomes loose, your oral surgeon will remove the implant and place a new one to achieve better integration with the bone. We have yet to experience a patient whereby the replacement implant has failed. Almost anyone that has lost a tooth, several teeth or even all their teeth, is an ideal candidate for dental implants. There are very few situations in which dental implants … Continue reading


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What happens during dental Implant treatment?

Since the mid 1960’s dental implants have become the most favourable way to restore gaps in the mouth. Implants can be used to restore a range of missing teeth – everything from a single tooth to a full arch. A dental implant is essentially a titanium screw like structure that is known to be compatible with body tissues, and able to integrate with the bone during the healing period, making it the strongest structure to support a restoration. If you are planned to undergo dental implant treatment, we have outlined the different stages you will encounter, so you know what … Continue reading


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Are dental implants painful?

One of the most common questions we get asked is “are dental implants painful?”.  During the procedure you will feel only pressure, not pain because you will be numbed up with local anaesthetic or in some cases, sedated.  Following the procedure, you may feel some discomfort for a short time while your mouth heals depending on how extensive the treatment is.  A lot of people are anxious about having implants. Let us guide you through the two main stages of the implant procedure so you know what to expect during and after treatment. The first stage is the surgical element where … Continue reading


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What Are Dental Implants?

When was the last time you smiled with confidence?  If you are missing teeth, you may not even be able to answer the question.  Tooth loss affects so many aspects of a person’s life – the ability to speak easily, smile confidently, and eat comfortably.  Fortunately, there is a solution – dental implants.  A dental implant is a surgical component that integrates with the bone of the jaw or skull to support a dental crown, bridge or denture. Dental implants replace tooth roots and become the foundation for replacement teeth.  Unlike traditional dentures or bridges, which sit on top of the gums … Continue reading


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