Are Implants Worth It?

Are Dental Implants Worth the Cost?

Although dental implants may be cosmetic, there are cases where implants are needed to improve your quality of life. At the Perfect Smile, we want to help everyone get the confident smile they want.

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Why Choose Dental Implants?

  • They provide an excellent long-term solution to missing teeth: Since implants are a perfect durable treatment, the treatment can be long-lasting and can last a lifetime.
  • They are easier to look after since you clean them as you would regular teeth: Your hygienist can make a tailor-made program for looking after your teeth that you can follow at home.
  • Improve your speaking ability: Dentures can move around, making speaking difficult. Also, you do not need to contend with excessive use of facial muscles to hold the dentures in place.
  • Improve your chewing ability: Provide a stable foundation, so you can better chew your food.
  • Implants are a convenient treatment: Non-removable so you can treat them like regular teeth.
  • It is essential to replace missing teeth for the ongoing health of the remaining teeth: Implants prevent neighbouring teeth from drifting, rotating and twisting.
  • Implants change your appearance: For the better, giving you back your smile, self-esteem, and confidence. View our results.
  • Protect your jawbone from further deterioration and loss: Implants prevent and slow down bone atrophy. However, innovative solutions in implant dentistry mean you can still have implants regardless of the insufficient quantity or quality of bone.
  • Better support for facial muscles: When people lose teeth, their faces often look aged and hollow. 

The Advantages of a Fixed Treatment Solution

Replacing missing teeth with dental implants restores the teeth’s chewing ability and bite patterns similar to teeth to natural teeth.

Dental implants can maintain the normal functioning of teeth without any detriment to the harmony or stability of the bite.

Dental implants have a more significant advantage over other missing teeth replacement options like dentures since dentures tend to move more than regular teeth and do not operate as efficiently when the upper teeth and lower teeth are chewing and fitting together.

Dental implants have overcome this problem.

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Long-lasting Treatment

Dental implants are a surgical treatment that has a proven track record of longevity.

This treatment option is only carried out after a very comprehensive assessment and is not done with replacement in mind.

Therefore, much detail goes into the Treatment Planning stage to select the suitable case for the correct implant system that is the most compatible for the patient.

We only use those brands and implant systems that have proven to be long-lasting and successful.

Prevents Loss of Bone

Dental implants are a great benefit because they maintain the surrounding bone. Bone is very much like muscle on the skeleton. It can become atrophic and waste away if it is not used regularly.

When we use teeth to chew, they regularly stimulate the surrounding jawbone. This action creates a function for the bone. Hence the bone remains.

It is commonly seen that when teeth are extracted and not replaced, then the bone will disintegrate over time, leading to a fragile jawbone.

A thin jawbone makes treatment more complex, whether with a denture or implant.

Dental implants are the only treatment option to retain and maintain bone tissue. The implant replaces the lost tooth visible in the mouth and the root part of the tooth.

Dental implants have a screw-like root structure with threading down them. Browse our single implant treatment.

The process by which the implant connects with the bone encourages further integration. This process called Osseointegration maintains a bio-mechanical connection that also continuously stimulates the bone.

Conservative Treatment Option

Since dental implants are a stand-alone treatment and do not need the support or functioning of any neighbouring teeth, it is a very conservative treatment choice.

Unlike dental bridges that are also used to replace missing teeth, implants do not require the support, preparation or tooth cutting of any other teeth.

The dental implant is placed into the bone that previously held the root of a tooth.

Dental implants help the bone to be retained.

Restores Speech

The position of the lower lip and the lower teeth in relation to the upper front teeth are used to make certain sounds during speech. For example, sounds like “S”, “F”, and “V”.

Also, the amount and shape of space between the top front teeth and the bottom front teeth governs your speech.

Hence, the size, position and orientation of the front teeth are essential when speaking. If these teeth are lost in any way, then the speech is automatically affected.

Treatment solutions such as dentures do not facilitate this aspect as decisively as we would like due to the inevitable movement of dentures.

However, dental implants maintain speech by maintaining the orientation and position of the new teeth.

The sooner teeth are replaced after extraction, the more likely it is for the speech to be unaffected.

Raises Self-esteem

When teeth are extracted, it can hurt the person since it leaves them feeling not “whole”.

Over the years, e have seen how this affects their self-esteem and self-confidence. Lost teeth affect a person’s chewing ability and function, but the compromise in aesthetics has an ageing impact on the face.

In our experience, when teeth are failing, the sooner we replace these teeth the best outcomes we see in patients.

Fortunately, dental implants are a great solution to replace missing teeth to make the new artificial teeth look and feel like natural teeth.

Also, with Immediate Implants, the implant treatment can be carried out on the day of extraction, and you can use the teeth immediately.

This minimises any adverse effects on a person’s psychological and emotional state.

Our prices vary for each patient.

This depends on the number of implants needed, gum health, your bite, the density of your bone, the height and width of your bone, the structure, the desired appearance and the type of implant used.

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What our Patients Need to Know

Learn more about what we offer here at the Perfect Smile Studios.

Many reasons patients in London and beyond choose us is because of our attention to detail, the care we provide, how we prepare and the results we achieve.

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  • We can help establish monthly payment plans.
  • We provide 0% finance for up to 24-month term plans. Many patients find our payment plan option very useful.
  • Terms over 24 months will be low-interest bearing.
  • If you want to consider this option, we will need to carry out a few credit checks.
  • We can discuss payment plans at both the Hertfordshire & the London clinic
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At The Perfect Smile, we understand that patients may be naturally nervous when thinking of undergoing dental implant surgery.

We want to reassure you that the dental implant treatment is not painful due to the proper use of local anaesthetics to numb the bone and gum deeply.

We can also use sedation techniques that also contribute to no pain or discomfort. More.

Treatment Plan
  • Step 1: We will start the process with a highly detailed and thorough comprehensive examination and assessment. We will then construct a customised treatment plan and design your implant treatment.
  • Step 2: An implantologist surgically places your new implant(s) in your mouth.
  • Step 3: We will assess your healing on this review appointment and make sure everything is going as planned.
  • Step 4: The dentist records and impressions to construct the implant’s top part (post and crown).
  • Step 5: The dentist will fit the final part of the implant (post and crown).
  • Step 6: Your final appointment allows you to have any further refining cosmetic enhancements or minor adjustments.


Fast Process

  • Minimal appointments: Unlike traditional dental implant surgery, you will need fewer appointments
  • No lengthy treatment time: The healing time is fast and effective, though individual to each person.
Bone Quality
  • When you lose a tooth, the surrounding bone that holds the tooth in place will diminish in height, width, and volume. This may affect the immediate and final appearance of the gum tissue in this area and possibly the surrounding teeth.
  • The larger the width of bone or the height of the bone, the wider and longer implant can be. A wider and longer implant increases implant stability and thus success. We assess the bone height and width by taking digital radiographs or by taking a CT Scan. More.

Implant Costs

The price of a dental implant can depend on whether any further treatments are needed to make sure your implant is a success.

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Implant FAQs

  • Will Dental Implants Last a Lifetime? Once the implant has fused with your jawbone and tissues, the artificial titanium implant acts as an ordinary root. The longevity of your implant depends on how you improve and maintain your oral health. Read more.
  • Does a Dental Implant Hurt? When we place the implant, we make sure the procedure is pain-free. We offer a range of sedation and techniques suitable for nervous patients. You can find out more here.
  • How Old Do I Have to Be for a Dental Implant? There isn’t an age limit for dental implants. However, our dentists recommend that you have to be over 18 for the dental implant procedure. Read on.
  • Is a Dental Implant Treatment Safe? We also use extensive planning systems to ensure the implant treatment is successful. Find out more.
  • Are Dental Implants Worth It? A dental implant offers a wealth of oral health benefits. An implant can improve your smile, realign neighbouring teeth, protect your mouth from gum disease, etc. Read the benefits.
  • Is the Process Painful? You can expect to feel pain with a new implant; however, the discomfort is kept to a minimum with modern anaesthetics. Nevertheless, post-process, there can be some swelling and aching for 5 -10 days. Many patients have multiple implants in a single day without undue pain or distress. More.

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Our free no obligation Initial Consultation will be with our dentist and/or our Treatment Coordinators. The suitability of options discussed will ultimately be dependent upon your clinical assessment with a dentist at the practice.
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    Highly Experienced Implant Team

    An unparalleled level of patient trust: Dr Rahul Doshi is the founder of the Perfect Smile and is the current President of the BACD.

    With over 25 years of dental implant experience, Dr Rahul Doshi proudly leads a highly skilled team with access to the latest dental technology.

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    Successful Dental Implants Can Last a Lifetime

    Once the implant has fused with your jawbone and tissues, the artificial titanium implant acts as an ordinary root.

    When we implant a titanium implant into the jawbone, it becomes part of your oral foundation.

    This offers several health benefits that include preventing any bone loss whilst supporting the jawbone structure and reducing the risk of gum disease. More.

    “If treated correctly, dental implants can last from ten to twenty-five years or more.”

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    The longevity of your implant depends on how you improve and maintain your oral health. Read more.