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5 Great Reasons for Choosing Dental Implants in Richmond

If you’re missing teeth or wear an uncomfortable bridge or set of dentures then why not consider dental implants as a permanent solution. Dental implants look and feel like natural teeth and if looked after properly can last you a lifetime. Sheen Dental specialises in dental implants in Richmond, and having been established for over 100 years, is a major part of the community. When it comes to friendly, professional treatment, our service is second to none.

So what are the main reasons to consider dental implants?

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Restore your confidence

A friendly smile goes a long way to establishing contact with other people but if you’re missing teeth then it may be that you keep your lips firmly together when you smile or even worse put your hand in front of your face. Getting back your smile will restore your confidence and help you engage more readily with other people.

More comfortable and convenient

Badly fitting dentures can make your gums sore and cause you to slur when you speak as they often slide up and down. You may find that you have to use a dental adhesive to keep your dentures in place and this can leave a nasty taste in your mouth. Dental implants are a permanent fixture intended to replace your natural teeth and as such they look and function exactly the same as your real teeth.

Can make you look younger

Chewing food with your natural teeth provides the stimulation which is required to keep your jaw bone looking strong and healthy. When teeth are missing and this process isn’t occurring, then gum tissue can start to dissolve and consequently your jaw bone will sag. Your facial appearance also looks sunken, lips can shrink in thickness, and your whole face looks years older. This can be prevented with a dental implant. In Richmond, Sheen Dental specialists will explain how the dental implant process works to encourage new bone growth around the area of the implant. This in turn will support facial muscles and skin, leading to a younger looking you.

Eat what you want

Eating with dentures can be a problem particularly if the food is hard and requires a lot of chewing. With dental implants you can confidently bite into a crunchy apple or enjoy a succulent steak, without fear of your teeth falling out of your mouth.

Easy to keep clean

Since dental implants function the same as your natural teeth, when it comes to cleaning the same rules apply of regular brushing and flossing. The great thing is that you don’t have to remove them overnight and leave them soaking in a glass like you would dentures.

So there you have it, 5 great reasons to choose dental implants in Richmond. If you’d like more information then why not give Sheen Dental a call on 020 8876 5277 or call in and see us at 152, Upper Richmond Road West in East Sheen. Alternatively visit our website at


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