Dental Implants Livingston

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Are you looking for dental implants in Livingston?

If so, you will have many question about what they are, and whether they are suitable for you.

What are dental implants?

Dental implants are false, ceramic teeth that are fixed to a titanium post. This small, strong post is then surgically fixed into the upper or lower jaw bone. The implant can be one tooth, or they can be two or three teeth to fill in a significant gap.

Can I have all my teeth removed and replaced?

Dental implants are a more modern version of loose dentures but, not all the teeth are removed simply because there may not be problem with some teeth. Dental implants for Livingston patients also need the strength of natural teeth to be able to be fixed permanently in the mouth. If you think a complete removal of all teeth may be required, there will be other options.

Are their special conditions linked to dental implants?

Dental implants do need looking after. You will need to change the type of foods and drink that you may consume. You will also need to keep the ceramic tooth or teeth clean, as well as ensuring the gum is kept in a healthy condition.

If you are thinking of dental implants, and are looking for a local to Livingston dental practice, why not phone Philip Friel?