When you lost some teeth, did you decide to go for a bridge or a partial denture? How’s that working out for you? Do you click gently with that denture, making the sounds of old age even though you are nowhere near retirement? Or did you bite down on something hard and break your bridge, again? Fixed bridgework and dentures are a great idea in theory but each comes with its own set of hassles that can wear you down over the years. Maybe it’s time for a something more reliable, like replacing them with dental implants in South Yorkshire.
In South Yorkshire, dental implants have become most people’s first choice for replacing teeth, and even if they chose something else to start with, many people are now seeking an upgrade here at PDC Dental Implants.
Replacing a broken bridge
It’s actually pretty easy to replace a broken bridge with dental implants in South Yorkshire. One dental implant can hold up to 3 teeth, so it does not have to be as expensive as you may have thought.
All we do is insert a dental implant into a carefully created channel in your jawbone. We do this under local anaesthetic, which is more than enough to numb the area as there aren’t many nerve endings in the jawbone to send pain signals to the brain. You can also have oral or intravenous sedation if you are very anxious.
The next stage is very important. You need to allow 2-6 months for the dental implant to fuse with your jawbone in a process called osseointegration. The bone grows new tissue, including blood vessels, all over the implant.
Once this process is completed, the implant is firmly anchored in place and we can add your replacement crowns. These will have been handcrafted to match your natural teeth, and will be indistinguishable from them once they are in place.
Your South Yorkshire dental implants are easy to care for. You just need to brush and floss carefully twice a day and come for regular check-ups and deep cleans to prevent gum disease.