In pain and unable to smile – Dental Implants

This patient, attended the surgery in pain in an emergency as his dentist couldn’t see him. After discussion it emerged he was not happy with the appearance of his teeth and knew he had periodontal problems. Radiographs revealed a lot of bone loss throughout the mouth with pus present. It was decided the best course of action was extraction and ...

My brand new smile with Dental Implants

This gentleman’s teeth had suffered over the years and he wanted to be able to eat properly and have his smile back. He wanted to avoid dentures and agreed to dental implants. Twelve dental implants were placed,6 in each jaw. He was delighted with the result and not only could chew his food but looked 10 years younger.

Broken Fillings

This patient attended  the Langley Dental Practice with some old broken amalgam black fillings. She wanted white fillings but the standard composite white fillings were not really suitable where the restoration is large so it was decided to place CEREC  ceramic inlays. These are similar to fillings but much stronger and longer lasting although they do cost more initially. This was done …

2 Failed root treatments; time for Dental Implants

This patient lost two teeth due to failed root treatments.We could have attempted to re-try the root treatment  however the success rate drops by 50%, opposed to the 98% success rate of dental implants. Two dental implants were placed and a healing period observed, during the healing stage we often place a “sticky bridge” as a temporary measure to fill the gap. This ...

Gum disease ruined my smile

This lady had suffered from gum disease for years and all her upper teeth needed to be removed A temporary denture was used while the implants integrated. After a short while the crowns were made to replace the denture.

My crowns kept falling out

This lady had a number of front crowns that kept falling out due to the poor condition of the roots. After a long discussion it was decided the best option were dental implants to replace the bad roots . Because the remaining crowns were “a funny colour” we decided to replace those at the same time to brighten up her …

Dental Implants saved my smile

Dental Implants saved my smile In this case the lady had previously been complimented on her smile by her friends, but things had deteriorated over the years. The pre-op photo, shows just how bad things had got. Implants were decided upon. The remaining teeth were extracted and six implants placed in each jaw. Temporary dentures were used while the gums …

Dental Implants changed my life

I had worn a temporary plate a few years back  for a couple of months  whilst a bottom bridge was being prepared and it was in my experience a total nightmare with it constantly lifting, and the whole ‘take out’ thing made me cringe so I instantly knew that I had to investigate an alternative to a plate for my top teeth …