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Implant-Supported Bridgework

One of the favourable reasons for choosing implant-supported bridges is that they offer increased strength and stability that regular bridgework simply cannot.

Are you looking to replace regular bridgework as your oral health has deteriorated? Or perhaps you’re searching for an alternative yet cost-effective way to replace missing teeth?

If that’s the case, implant-supported bridges should be on your list of treatments to explore. Here at Mint Dental Clinic in Elephant & Castle, we’re pleased to offer implant-supported bridges that offer patients a long-term but affordable solution to missing teeth.

WHAT ARE THEY?

How we combine dental implants with dental bridges. More.

HOW DO THEY COMPARE?

Learn everything you need to know about each implant solution. More.

THE PROCEDURE

What’s involved in the implant-supported bridges process? More.

WHAT'S THE BEST?

Which implant system comes as the most recommended? More.

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Dental Implant Bridges Explained

Implant-supported bridges are often prescribed to replace multiple missing teeth in a row.

One benefit of choosing an implant-integrated system like implant-supported bridges is that they provide a solid infrastructure for long-term replacement teeth to sit. Unlike regular bridgework, there is no need to cause damage to otherwise healthy teeth by filing them down to fit a crown on top to anchor the bridge.

As implant-supported bridges are supported by dental implants and not real, natural teeth, there is no need to impact otherwise healthy teeth.

By choosing Mint Dental for this implant-based system, patients can benefit from specialists who utilise advanced digital technology to plan the implant location and angulation before surgery.

For patients, this helps them to achieve the best functional and natural-looking final result.

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In the case of dental implants, no better tooth replacement method currently exists.

The second benefit is that implant bridges can bring down the cost of your treatment because fewer implants are placed, unlike individual tooth implant placement. And as the final restoration uses a bridge (a cheaper repair compared to implant-supported crowns), the cost is brought down even more.

However, cost should be a factor when replacing missing teeth, but it should not always conclude your decision.

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What's the better solution?

Whilst other traditional tooth replacement methods are widely used, trusted tooth prostheses exist, like dental bridges and dentures. But as professionals, we know truthfully that they only worsen the oral condition over time and are primarily superficial repairs.

No other prosthesis or replacement solution will be as durable or provide a natural, predictable fix. So, combining implants into your missing teeth restoration, like with implant-supported dentures, will improve your dentition, oral health, eating, bite and speech functions.

Comparing systems

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Before and after dental implants

  • Clinical spec: After a failed dental bridge this patient was left with a large gap which affected her smile and function. Dental implants were used to restore both.

The Implant Bridge Procedure

Dental implant surgery involves placing artificial tooth roots (small titanium screws) into the jawbone. 

And once the implants have been placed, we will have to allow for a minimum period of healing called osseointegration, which typically takes three or so months.

The process of osseointegration cannot be rushed or skipped. It’s the essential part of the procedure that allows the bone to fuse with the dental implant. Without it, the implant would fail.

However, don’t worry; during this healing period, we will provide you with a temporary set of teeth that can be worn over the implant site while we wait for it to be strong enough to hold the bridgework.

Once the implant has healed, you’ll be invited back into the studio to uncover the implant and attach the necessary abutments (small metal posts that serve as the foundation for new teeth or restorations to be placed).

After this step, we will have to give the gums some time to heal before the bridge is set.

One particular implant surgery called ‘Same-Day Teeth‘ will allow dentists to complete the process in one stage. Learn more.

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TEAM OF SPECIALISTS

When you choose Mint Dental Clinic, you instantly gain access to our incredible dentists, who use advanced equipment to diagnose your problem faster and more accurately than ever before.

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Please Speak To Our Tooth Loss Experts On The Right Course Of Action

The world of dental implants is vast and ever-growing; hence, why it’s often important to involve a gum specialist like Dr Koyi at the same time to ensure the best care.

With so many options, types, technology, methods and prices, it can be a lot to take in, let alone decide which procedure will complement your condition.

That’s why you should seek out our implant dentists, who will be able to explain things to you in a much clearer and more understandable way.

Dental implants are not always a one size fits all solution

That’s why several specialists might be required to ensure you leave the clinic with a fully restored, successful smile.

Visit our practice in Elephant & Castle, London, or call us to find out the next best step for you – with us, there’s no pressure to commit to surgery.

Instead, we’ll assess your oral state and take it step by step. As a result, you can expect to discover the recommended and best tooth loss solution that will fit your lifestyle and budget.

We’re the dentists that can.

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Directions

  • cqc-rated-outstandingMonday: 09.00 – 17.30
  • Tuesday: 09.00 – 19.00
  • Wednesday: 09.00 – 17.30
  • Thursday: 10.00 – 19.00
  • Friday: 09.30 – 17.30
  • Saturday: 09.00 – 13.00 (By appointment only)
  • Sunday: Closed

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Offers

Mint Dental Clinic is happy to provide offers for new and existing patients on a regular basis – keep up to date here. More.

Andrew Forysth
Andrew Forysth
2022-06-06
4 years a customer and always professional yet friendly service. Corrected my major issues (fillings/caps) and while they’re keen to ensure ongoing ‘perfect teeth’ they don’t hard sell peripheral / optional treatments. Highly recommended
Lucy MacCarthy
Lucy MacCarthy
2022-05-19
I was looking for somewhere with a personal touch, that I could trust and that’s what I got at Mint. They always remember my name and are so polite. After a year of zoom meetings I really wanted my teeth to be straight and the results completely surpassed my expectations. I now feel comfortable taking photos! The team explained everything clearly (I felt I could ask anything multiple times) appointments were always organised and it was a really easy, worthwhile process. My teeth look like my teeth but are now at their best.
Jack Bell
Jack Bell
2022-05-19
The clinic is a really lovely place to visit – it is extremely clean and all of the staff are very friendly. They were kind and reassuring all the way through my Invisalign treatment – as well as having amazing technology at their disposal. Dr Imran is so accommodating and kept everything simple, addressing any concerns straight away. All in all I would definitely recommend Mint Dental Clinic, a lovely experience all round.
Mitos Sangil
Mitos Sangil
2022-04-26
Dr Patel has done very good job. He explains the procedure very well. He is very skilled. Staff are very friendly and accommodative. I booked for emergency procedure and the team are so quick to respond. The clinic is also very clean. Over all , I highly recommend Mint Clinic in St Georges road to everyone who gets problem with their teeth. 👏👏👏👍👍👍
Cesar Vicente
Cesar Vicente
2022-04-06
Amazing experience at Mint dental clinic. Dr R Patel best dentist that has worked on my teeth.He explained all the treatment and has lots of experience. The staff is very friendly and very welcoming. They make you feel right at home. Assistant is very professional and very personable. Really happy with my Invisalign journey and the result.
Charlotte Fox
Charlotte Fox
2022-03-15
Best dentist I’ve ever had! Have completed a year of Invisalign with Dr Patel and he has been so reassuring and kind throughout. From the reception staff to hygenists they really go above and beyond to make you feel looked after and special. I couldn’t recommend them enough!
Thomas Geoffrey
Thomas Geoffrey
2022-01-17
Over the past six years Dr Raj and Preanka and all of the team at Mint have been exceptional. Every member of the team is exemplary at their expertise and I’ve never felt in better hands at the dentist. Affordable and top of the range, I would recommend them to anyone.
Mose Aitch
Mose Aitch
2021-12-07
Excellent dental practice. A very smartly turned-out surgery. Staff are polite and very professional. I am impressed with the modern teeth scanning equipment. Dr Raj Patel will put you at ease. He is highly professional dentist. I have no problem in recommending Dr Patel and the rest of the Mint team.

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