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hoppy40 Wed 10-Feb-16 00:48:31

Can anyone tell me how easy or hard it was and costs to get dental implants?
I've had a partial denture for 5 years and I hate it not many people know I have it but I feel really self conscious.

TheLittleLion Wed 10-Feb-16 12:28:58

I don't have first hand experience but my mum had 2 or 3 implants about 7 years ago I think.
She got lucky when her old dentist left and was replaced by her current dentist who was an oral surgeon and was trained in dental implantology.
He charged from £2,000 for a single implant.
Iirc it was a bit of a lengthy process and she spent a while going to and from the dentist and had a bruised swollen face for a little while, maybe a week.
She says it was the best thing she has ever done and would do it over if she lost another tooth.
I know 100% that she'd recommend it. She's coming over this evening so if you have any questions I can ask her if it would help. smile

twoshineyshoesahhaeyetoeye Wed 10-Feb-16 16:48:06

Hi, after debating for 10 years I finally took the plunge last October to have my dental implant done. I go for the final fitting and implant put in on Monday. I cant quite believe how straight forward it has all been and have only been in mild discomfort for about 6 hrs after one visit, which ibuprofen sorted out. Happy to answer any questions. Other than the financial aspect it was a breeze. :-)

angiemac66 Thu 11-Feb-16 09:18:56

Hi hoppy40

Take a look at this website

It has comprehensive information about dental implants and also allows you to search for a local dentist that offers that treatment.

Where are you based?

miamiaMo Sat 17-Sep-16 10:56:07

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