If you are missing teeth or wear dentures, dental implants are a permanent way of replacing missing teeth.

Dental implants feel, work and look very much like your own teeth. They can be used to replace individual or even a full set of missing teeth.

A dental implant is an artificial or prosthetic tooth root which is placed into the jaw. Once this is in position, a tooth that has been built to match your own teeth is fixed on to the prosthetic root.

Your dentist will be able to go through the options with you and give an initial indication as to whether implants would be appropriate for you. If your dentist is not experienced in the area of implants, they can refer you to a dentist with the appropriate skills and experience.