Dental implants are a titanium fixture serving as a replacement of the tooth root. The titanium surface allows the implant to fuse with the jaw bone, through osseointegration. Creating a permanent solution to missing teeth.
Dental Implants are now considered to be the standard care for the replacement of single, multiple or a full arch of missing teeth, thus restoring your smile, functionality and providing a renewed sense of confidence.
Failures, although rare, can occur and are usually attributed to specific factors such as smoking, diabetes or other medical conditions impairing the bodies ability to heal. The longer an implant is in function, the more biologically stable it becomes, which reduces the risk of failure. If an implant fails it needs to be removed and the site left to heal, after a few months the implant can be replaced at no cost.
The Nobel Biocare implant system used in this practice is from the Brånemark System of osseointegrated dental implants. These implants have been in routine use for many decades and have improved the quality of life of many thousands for people all over the world.
Currently over 5 million Brånemark implants have been placed worldwide with 93% of these in function. The system has restored not only the patients appearance and function, but in many cases, an increased sense of self-confidence and self-esteem has resulted from having a fixed dentition.
The implants are placed under sterile conditions with a gentle surgical technique. Much of the equipment used is disposable and used once only, to ensure absolute sterility and quality control. The implants can be placed either under local anaesthesia at our West Perth rooms or under general anaesthesia. Placements under general anaesthesia are carried out at a day stay clinic, we operate out of two centres, Southbank Day Surgery and McCourt Street Day Surgery. We aim to provide the highest quality professional dental care. All staff are educated and trained in infection control procedures. During treatment of patients all staff wear disposable gloves and masks. All instruments are sealed and sterilised using autoclave after each and every patient to prevent cross infection.