Dental Implants

Dental Implants Overview

Somerset Implant Centre is situated in Wellington Dental Practice. We are one of the leading providers of dental implants in the south west of England. Our ethos is to provide only the best treatment and care to our patients, within our state-of-the-art treatment centre. We have an onsite 3D cone beam CT scanner to allow for the most precise planning of your implant treatment. We only use Straumann Dental Implants, they are a world leader and originate from Switzerland.

We are proud to have Mr Andrew Armstrong, a very experienced dental implantologist, running the practice. Andy has undergone extensive training in all aspects of dental implantology and offers a full spectrum of dental implant services, including bone and gum grafting and sinus lift surgery. For nervous patients or when long and complex surgery is planned Andy can provide sedation to help you through the procedure.

Andy is a member of The International Team of Implantology , The Society for Advanced Anaesthesia and Sedation and The Royal College of Surgeons of England.

We are happy at The Somerset Implant Centre to accept referrals from dentists in the Somerset and Devon area. If you are a patient who is considering implants please contact our friendly reception team for further information and consultation with Andy, you do not need a referral from a dentist.

What is a dental implant?

Technically, a dental implant is a small but very strong post made from bio-compatible metals or ceramics. Under local anesthetic, it is inserted into the jaw bone in place of the missing tooth root and acts as a support for the tooth. Dental implant therapy is today’s long-term, state of the art restoration technique that can cover all indications. It has been scientifically tested and used in the last three decades by qualified dentists and surgeons worldwide.

A lifelong investment in your smile

Dental implant therapy is more than just a solution for tooth restoration – it can improve your quality of life.  straumann.com/group/en/patients

Implant Retained Dentures

Aside from single or multiple tooth replacements, implants can also be used to retain dentures.

The Key Benefits To Dental Implants:

  • Increased stability and retention
  • Improved function
  • More natural appearance
  • Reduced bone loss
A consultation with our implant dentist Mr Andy Armstrong will provide you with all the information you need.
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