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What Should You Ask Your Implant Dentist?

 In this weeks blog post we will be looking at what you need to be aware of if your thinking about having dental implants here are 7 thing you should ask your implant dentist.
So if you decide to have implants, what should you be aware of?
Here are a few questions you should ask of your dentist and get the answers to before deciding to go ahead.
1. How many implants do I need?
The number of implants often determines the complexity of the procedure and also will have some implication of the cost. Also, in some cases, if there is not enough good quality of bone then more implants may be required.
2. What implant system will the implant surgeon be using?
There are over 500 implant systems around and some have more research behind them than others. The ones in the top 3 have over 20 years of research which means they are safe and effective
3. How much does the procedure cost?
It is really important to get the full costings for the implant and the crown on top. Also if you do require any bone grafting (artificial bone), will this be extra or will this be included in the fee?
4. Can I have sedation for my implant placement? –
Implant placement is a very safe process, although it does involve surgery. We find that people are much more comfortable with some sedation, which helps you to relax and to not be too concerned by the whole process, so this is something you need to ask.
5. Immediate or delayed – Will you have a provisional set of teeth straight way or will you have to wear some dentures for some time whilst the implants heal within the bone?
6. Removable or fixed – The bridge that you have supported on top of the implants – will it be a removable one, or will it be fixed (one that cannot be removed)?
7, How many Implants has the dentist placed?
its a good to get an idea of the experience of the dentist involved and also if you feel comfortable with dentist. Most dentists will keep an audit of all the implants placed and be able to tell you exactly how many placed with an idea of success rate.
8, Is there any Guarantee?
At Lifestyle Dental we have the ability to insure your implants over loss if you ask us more about this we can let you know
So I hope that helps a little I understand that it can be difficult to get the information you need so if you need any more hep or advice feel free email us at info@lifestyledental.co.uk  or call us on 01772 717316



Dr. Nadim Majid qualified from Liverpool Dental school in 2001 and since then has worked in Lancashire for a number of years. He decided to undertake a career in dentistry as he found it was a good mix of science and art and also gave him the ability to help people and make a difference for them.

This really hit home when he worked in a nursing home for a short time and actually saw the impact upon the health and well being of patients whom had lost their teeth the impact was significant on the general health and well being and this is something Dr. Majid wanted to make sure he helped others avoid.

Dr. Majid is trained in hypnosis, sedation for nervous people, dental implants as well as braces. He lives in Lancashire with his two children (twins) and his wife who is a teacher. Dr. Majid has always and will continue to be focused on producing top quality services that his patients have come to expect and appreciate.