It’s perfectly normal and understandable to have some concerns when it comes to getting dental implants. In Farnham, at Elmsleigh House Dental Clinic, we want to address your concerns so that, when the time comes to make the decision to go ahead, you feel comfortable and well informed.
We understand that visiting the dentist for anything can be hard for some people. If that’s you, we want you to know that we will help you and do everything we can to make each visit a positive one. When you get dental implants in Farnham, we think that your relationship with going to the dentist will actually improve because your experience will be so well supported.
Some people feel comforted by knowing all the details of the procedure, some people would prefer not to know. At Elmsleigh House Dental Clinic, we know everyone is different so, if you are the latter, look away now.
Dental implants are inserted into the jawbone. Holes are specifically placed to help the dental implants function at optimal levels. Later on, they will be used to hold prosthetic teeth in the form of a bridge, crowns or dentures.
Your body needs time to adapt to having dental implants. The bone in your jaw will heal around the fixtures. This complete integration means that the movement of your jawbone and dental implants will be seamless and allow you to make food and lifestyle choices that are unrestricted by concern for your teeth replacement method.
When you have dental implants in Farnham, they are not the lowest budget option available for teeth replacement. While there are somethings that can be done to mitigate the costs, it is still something you will need to budget for. They are also unlikely to be funded on the NHS for most people.
Your dentist may be able to give you some advice on spreading the cost over your treatment time. The positive impact that getting dental implants has is so dramatic that most people feel they are worth the cost but this is a judgment you will need to make for yourself.