& Exceptional Care Dental
by an Experienced
Professional Team Implants
Dr Mike Heads
BSc, BChD, DGDP
Mike will be the Implantologist
carrying out your dental implant
treatment. Over 150 dentists in the
North East have referred patients to
Welcoming him and he places over 400
implants per year. With over 18
years experience and expertise and attending numerous
courses worldwide to keep up to date, he is very well
placed to carry out your dental implant treatment.
State-of-the art Wellburn Road
Telephone. 01642 570147
Facsimile. 01642 570870
www.creatingbeautifulsmiles.org.uk Mandy - delighted with her dental implants
Winners of 8 National Awards including:
The Ultimate Solution
Private Practice of the Year 2009 for your
Smile Awards Winner 2009
Best Practice UK 2008 Missing Teeth
Why you shouldn’t Dental Implants A Patient’s Perspective
ignore missing teeth A dental implant acts as a false root to then place a The difference to me, both physically and
crown or bridge onto as the diagram below shows. They psychologically is so profound……
The loss or damage of even a single tooth can have a
feel very similar to natural teeth and can also be very
considerable impact on everyday life and self-esteem.
closely colour matched to your own teeth. “I have worn a partial denture for over 30 years but, for
People lose their teeth for many reasons, sometimes due
to an accident, illness or poor maintenance. Other people the last three weeks have had implants fully and finally in
simply inherit poor teeth. place.
Whatever the reasons for tooth loss, the consequences can
have a negative impact on your quality of life. You may no The difference to me both physically and
longer eat many of the foods you once enjoyed, you may
psychologically is so profound that maybe only a person
be self conscious about your appearance, you may stop
laughing or smiling spontaneously, you may experience Implant who has experienced dentures could fully understand.
pain from dentures or you may even become depressed. I am quickly learning that it is good to smile and no
longer constantly cover my mouth. I do, however, run
Advantages the risk of grinning inanely at all I meet – ‘flashing the
• dental implants have been successfully used for over gnashers’ as it were and a whole new realm of eating
experiences – crusty bread, corn on the cob etc has
“Dental • dental implants act like a natural tooth root. You can been opened up for me.
implants aren’t hardly feel the difference.
improving your • dental implants are made of biocompatible materials.
The decision to have implants obviously rests with the
smile - I can As a result they are accepted by your body.
chew again” patient and the factors of commitment, time-scale and
• dental implants can last a lifetime with proper care
and good oral hygiene. cost are significant but I would thoroughly recommend
the course of action. That being said, I can only thank
• dental implants are minimally invasive. Your adjacent
healthy teeth are untouched, unlike with conventional you personally for your knowledge, skill and
crowns and bridges, there is no need to grind down
natural teeth. perfectionism, all of your staff – particularly Kerry – for
their calm friendly, competent manner – you all did
Dental implants are a lasting solution to tooth loss and can • dental implants maintain natural bone, and minimise
further bone loss due to bone stimulation, one of their much to ease my way through the process”.
be used in both aesthetic and functional treatments.
most important advantages.
Whether you are missing a single tooth or multiple teeth,
or would like a secure option to anchor dentures, dental • dental implants provide stability and comfort for Mrs C – a patient who has completed a course of dental
implants could be the best solution to your problems. crowns, bridges or dentures. treatment at Cleveland Cosmetic and Dental Implant Clinic