where will I be treated?
how long does treatment take?
how long will an implant last?
will it be painful?
what if I smoke?
will the implant look like natural teeth?
will I feel the implant under the gum?
can you help with my dentures?
will I have a gap during the treatment?
what if there is not enough bone?
can a Bicon implant be used as an alternative to root canal
Where will I be treated? You will be treated in a
normal dental chair, nothing more is required
How long does treatment take? Usually a
simple procedure that will take under an hour. The entire treatment may
take as little as 3 months
How long will an implant last? With careful
dental hygiene, check-ups and care, implants can last a lifetime
Will it be painful? Local anaesthetic will
ensure that you feel no discomfort at all during implant placement and
sedation is available if required. Most patients are surprised by how
little discomfort they have afterwards
What if I smoke? The success rate is
slightly lower, however we treat smokers all the time and the results
are still very good
Will the implant look like natural teeth?
Yes, factors such as the size, shape, and colour will all affect the
final outcome and we will work with you to get the best results possible
Will I feel the implant under the gum? You
will be completely unaware of the implant, just as you are unaware of
the roots of your teeth. The implant crown that is above the gum will
feel, look and function as one of your own teeth except it can never
Can you help with my dentures? Implants
will allow your denture to be securely locked into your mouth, restoring
your confidence when eating. Implants can also allow us to reduce the
size of your upper denture, removing the part that covers your palate.
This improves speech, comfort, and taste
Will I have a gap during the treatment?
Your dignity is our first priority; we provide a number of options
including transitional tooth replacement. Some patients don’t even tell
What if there is not enough bone? We have a
great deal of expertise in this specialised area and provide a number of
methods to augment any bone that has been lost
Can a Bicon implant be used as an alternative
to root canal treatment? Yes, in fact implants may often be a better
solution because they are not susceptible to decay