The Chris Wood Dental Implant Blog

Lost a tooth in a sports injury? Single tooth implants can give you back your smile

Tuesday, November 07, 2017 Chris Wood

Losing a tooth is many people’s worst nightmare, as not only is it an uncomfortable experience but it can also make chewing difficult, and seriously affect your smile too. Many people have lost a tooth in a sports injury due to having their mouth knocked by another player or a piece of equipment, and if this has happened to you you might be wondering how you are going to get your smile back. Single tooth implants are the perfect way  ..

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The benefits of getting dental implants locally

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 Chris Wood

If you have decided to have dental implant surgery you may be wondering whether you should visit a local dental implant surgery or perhaps go abroad where the treatment might be cheaper. Even though a more attractive price is enough to tempt most people abroad, there are many benefits of getting dental implants locally, which you may like to consider before you make your final decision. No extra costs If you book into a local d ..

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3 reasons why dental implant bridges are better than dentures

Tuesday, September 05, 2017 Chris Wood

When you have lost some of your teeth it can cause practical problems, such as making it harder to chew, as well as causing confidence issues, making you feel self-conscious when talking or smiling. It is for these reasons that many people like to find a solution, but with a variety of options, such as dental implant bridges and dentures available, it can be difficult deciding which one is best for you. We have put togeth ..

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The dental implant procedure is made up of a number of stages, which will result in the patient having a natural looking tooth where they used to have a gap. 

The dental implant procedure

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 Chris Wood

The dental implant procedure (http://www.chriswooddentalimplants.co.uk/dental-implant-procedure) is made up of a number of stages, which will result in the patient having a natural looking tooth where they used to have a gap. The first stage is a consultation, where the patient can discuss their requirements and any concerns that they may have with the person who will be carrying out the surgery. This allows the patient to g ..

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How much do dental implants cost?

Friday, June 16, 2017 Chris Wood

Have you decided to have dental implants? If you’ve carried out as much research as possible and still think that it is the right choice for you might now be wondering about the costs of dental implants. As with any procedure, one of the biggest concerns once you have decided on what you would like to have done is the associated costs. There is no doubt that the money spent on your dental implants will be well worth it. The cost of dental ..

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Problems that can occur with dental implants & remedial treatment

Thursday, June 01, 2017 Chris Wood

Dental implants are generally recognised as the modern way to replace failing or missing teeth. Undoubtedly, success rates are high, but as with any procedure involving a medical device, complications are a possibility. How successfully cases with implant complications are resolved will depend on the experience and expertise of your implant dentist. Dental implant complications can be categorised into three groups: 1. Early failure cause ..

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More about our teeth in a day procedure

Thursday, April 27, 2017 Chris Wood

At Chris Wood Dental Implant Solutions, we use a process referred to as ‘teeth in a day’. We are now able to provide our patients with an innovative technique that allows for the creation of durable and functioning teeth attached to implants on the same day that the implants are placed. How does the procedure work? Initially patients are screened with a low radiation cone beam CT scan to test their suitability for the teeth in a day t ..

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Using implants to stabilise dentures

Monday, April 10, 2017 Chris Wood

Do you lack self- confidence because of loose dentures? Dental implants could be the solution for you! Many denture wearers often complain of discomfort when eating and chewing, as they feel their dentures are loose in their mouth. In addition to this, an individual’s self-confidence is often compromised as they worry that their dentures may move when smiling or speaking. Although denture fixatives do help hold the denture in position,  ..

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Why you should have your dental implants fitted in the UK

Wednesday, March 01, 2017 Chris Wood

In March last year we published a blog called ‘Why dental implants in the UK and not abroad?’ We briefly covered the main reasons why patients should be having their dental implants fitted in the UK, rather than abroad. We still feel very strongly about the subject and thought we should address two more issues with dental tourism. What happens when your dental implant surgery goes wrong once back in the UK? In recent months, we have s ..

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People are often nervous about the thought of a dental implant bridge and what the process entails. We can assure you they are a safe and very effective treatment. A dental implant bridge is similar to a regular bridge, but instead of being supported by your natural teeth, it is supported by implants instead. Previous patients have told us the process is completely worth it, as they feel like it’s 'the next best thing to your natural teeth.' - F.Hart 

What is a dental Implant bridge?

Thursday, January 26, 2017 Chris Wood

People are often nervous about the thought of a dental implant bridge and what the process entails. We can assure you they are a safe and very effective treatment. A dental implant bridge (http://www.chriswooddentalimplants.co.uk/teeth-implants/dental-implant-bridge) is similar to a regular bridge, but instead of being supported by your natural teeth, it is supported by implants instead. Previous patients have told us the process is completel ..

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