David hated wearing his dentures so much he couldn’t take it any more. That was when he went on the hunt for an alternative, more comfortable solution. When he came to us at Carbasse Implant and Dental Centre in Whitstable, we recommended implant-retained crowns. “The biggest difference is that they feel like my own teeth now. I don’t feel that I have to smile with my hand over my mouth.

Richard grew up in the 50s and 60s and suffered like many of his peers with poorly maintained teeth. He knew it was only a matter of time before he would need to seek dental treatment, and he wasn’t looking forward to it. “It’s really, really easy. I managed to fall asleep twice whilst the treatment was being carried out! And now I can’t actually tell which teeth are implants!”

Imelda, whose denture caused her so much tongue pain that it affected what she ate and how she felt every day, decided she had to do something about it. She came in to see us and we recommended a fixed bridge solution. “It’s like having your own natural teeth back – a different world altogether. The time was taken to explain everything in detail and throughout I felt secure and looked after. I would recommend it to anybody. It’s a life-changing experience!

As our patient testimonials attest, implant-retained teeth look, feel and function like natural teeth. Once fixed in place, the bridge is stable and allows you to eat, speak and smile with confidence again. For those who have soldiered on for years with dental pain, uncomfortable dentures or teeth that embarrass them, it can be a life-transforming experience.

Implants can be used to replace just a single tooth, a few teeth or even a whole arch where all the teeth are missing or need to be extracted. For a full arch, it’s not necessary to replace every tooth with dental implants; instead as few as four dental implants can be placed to support a series of adjacent fixed bridges.

In calm and professional hands

Although having dental implants involves some surgery, it is not painful, especially when you’re in the care of a skilled implant dentist like our practice principal, Marc Carbasse, who will put you completely at ease and can use sedation if required.

Jo:Marc was very understanding, and not pushy which is important. When you’re making a decision like this you need to take your time.”

Lin:I found Marc to be very kind, very gentle and very skilful. You need to see a dentist who is highly trained and completely up-to-date. And it really helps if it’s also a dentist who you can like and trust.

Happily ever after

Once your new implant-retained dentures are in place, we don’t stop looking after you here at Carbasse Implant and Dental Centre. All our dental implant patients qualify for our 5-year guarantee by signing up to our Implant Maintenance Plan. This involves attending regular implant maintenance checks and cleaning using our new EMS AIRFLOW system, which gently and comfortably cleans implants with fantastic results.

You can also spread your payments for your implant treatment via our Flexible Payment Plans, so you don’t have to pay upfront but in manageable monthly payments.

Contrary to popular belief, dental implants are a comfortable, restorative treatment which can banish dental pain and unsightly teeth for good. Our many positive patient testimonials are proof of that.

Perhaps it’s time to find out for yourself…

If you are considering dental implants or any other dental treatment, contact us to arrange a consultation, either by calling 01227 273593 or requesting a consultation online.