Dental implants promotional feature
PUBLISHED: 08:33 29 October 2010 | UPDATED: 18:05 20 February 2013
Many people of all ages suffer from missing or problematic teeth, often struggling silently for years because of a dental phobia, or a lack of awareness of the new solutions available but the Implant Centre says there is hope
Fortunately, dentistry has made dramatic advancements in recent years, with treatments available today that can completely resolve common dental problems, providing a permanent solution and a return to normal life.
The only permanent, fixed solution to missing or failing teeth, dental implants are a well established treatment that have been developed for over 25 years. In the last 5 years, as more experienced surgeons have become qualified, they have become more affordable, making them an achievable treatment option for more and more people.
The implant procedure is remarkably straightforward involving the placement of a small titanium post to permanently replace the missing tooth root, upon which a replacement tooth is secured. It only takes about 15 minutes to carefully place the implant, and most patients experience little or no discomfort.
The Implant Centre was established in Haywards Heath in 2006 by three experts in the field of implantology. Surgeons Bill Schaeffer and Guy Barwell and Specialist Prosthodontist Dr Jonathan Murphy have collectively specialised in the placement and restoration of dental implants for over 50 years.
Their vision to provide a specialist centre dedicated solely to dental implant treatments has proven so successful, that after only 4 years, a further practice is being constructed to accommodate the volume of patients now seeking treatment in South East England.
From a single tooth replacement, to full mouth rehabilitation and problem case referrals, The Implant Centre combines state of the art facilities, equipment and expertise to provide treatments for patients in calm, contemporary surroundings.
More nervous patients can take advantage of in-house sedation facilities, and the specially trained team of staff ensure that each individual's experience is managed efficiently and compassionately, from beginning to end.
Speaking of their success and visions for the future, Implant Surgeon Guy Barwell commented: We could never have imagined how popular The Implant Centre would be. Demand for our services has been unprecedented, which of course is fabulous, and the reason why we are now opening an additional, larger new practice in Hove early next year.
Using state of the art technologies and equipment has been one of the greatest investments we have made enabling us to plan cases with complete precision and confidence to ensure safety, security and reduced chair time for all patients. We have developed several World 1st techniques and protocols which have enabled us to achieve success rates in excess of 99 per cent (the industry standard is just over 95 per cent).
In addition to providing a specialised referral service for over 300 dentists and their patients, The Implant Centre team regularly lecture throughout the world, as well as providing advanced training for dentists. The larger new practice in Hove will include further dedicated training facilities in order to expand this important service.
Find out more
If you would like an information pack about dental implant treatments, call 01444 474 015, or visit www.theimplantcentre.com.