Why replace missing teeth?
- It is very important to replace missing molar teeth, as they are the multi-rooted teeth that are designed for chewing, grinding and crunching food.
- If you lose any molar teeth, the chewing workload gets partially transferred to the single-rooted teeth at the front of your mouth, which are not designed for this function. Stress on your front teeth can cause damage long term.
If you are missing multiple teeth and can see the benefit of dental implants as a solution, Summertown Dental in Oxford can offer you several dental implant treatment options.
- Individual implants
Implants individually placed to replace your missing teeth, one for each missing tooth.
- Fixed implant Bridge
Two or more implants may be used to replace multiple missing teeth. The implants provide the support for a bridge which will span the space of the missing teeth. For more information see our Dental Implant bridge page.
- A removable Retained Denture
This option is available when you are missing all your upper or lower teeth. A few implants will be required to hold a denture securely in place, providing a great improvement from traditional removable dentures. This will give you a life changing transformation enabling you to eat the foods you love and smile with confidence. For more information see our Implant Retained dentures page.
- Full Mouth Implants
For patients who are missing all of their teeth, we also offer full mouth implants that have a natural look, function in the same way as natural teeth and provide an excellent alternative to dentures. Full mouth dental implants are strong and long lasting because they are attached firmly to the jawbone and can be cleaned in the same way as natural teeth.
During your consultation we will determine where and how your implant/s should be placed. Depending on your specific condition and the type of implant chosen, we will create a treatment plan tailored to meet your needs.
How much do dental implants cost?
The cost of treatment will vary, depending on how many implants you’re having and the complexity of the treatment. Your dentist will be able to give you a good indication of the cost once you’ve come in for a consultation and your suggested individual treatment plan has been worked out.
It’s worth noting that because implants are a long-term solution with many benefits, they tend to cost more than other options for replacing teeth, and correspondingly the benefits are likely to last a lot longer.
Finance options are available to help spread the cost
We can help you spread the cost of your treatments. Please check with your us to see what finance options are available to you, subject to status.