What is a dental implant?

A dental implant is an artificial tooth root that is placed into your jaw to hold a replacement tooth or bridge. The implant bonds with the living tooth and serve as an anchor for the replacement one. Dentals implants may be an option for people who have lost a tooth or teeth due to various reasons.
Implant teeth made from high-grade titanium have appearance and functions like natural teeth.
Implants could also be used to stabilise unfit dentures. People using dentures often complain about difficulties of chewing and speaking with dentures which lead to loss of social confidence. For these situations, adding two or more anchoring implants will secure the denture and fix all unfit problems.

What are the benefits?

Implants have many benefits for patients who have suffer from dental problems and have been looking for long-term permanent solutions:

  • No dental damage
  • Improve comfort
  • Improve appearance
  • Improve speech
  • Better chewing
  • Boost up social confidence and self-esteem


Implants have a long lasting rate, it is usually about 95% of lasting over five years or more.

What are implants? Crawley Dentist



"Securing my denture with dental implants has
given me the confidence to be myself when I'm out with friends.
I now have no worries about being embarrased by a loose denture."

Mrs CB, Crawley, West Sussex