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Why You Should Consider Dental Implants As A Process And Not A Product

If you’re buying something for yourself that’s designed to be used regularly and to last, such as a food mixer or a vacuum cleaner, then it stands to reason that you would shop around and make price comparisons in order to get the best deal. More especially if the product you’re buying requires a hefty investment such as a car or a diamond ring. The same philosophy could be applied to dental implants; only there’s one significant difference. When you buy a car or a vacuum cleaner you’re buying a product, but dental implants can’t really be considered a product. What you’re actually paying for is a set of procedures or a process.

Product vs Process

Dental Implants Richmond

Think about it this way. If you’re buying an appliance from a store then price is probably the main concern. Once you get it home, then provided it’s the same model, it doesn’t really matter where you bought it from. Dental implants on the other hand are different to a product. Unlike taking it the way it comes, implants are best viewed as a means of reaching your goal of replacing missing or damaged teeth with great looking, fully functioning prosthetic teeth. The thing is, you don’t just pick them up off a shelf and take them to the checkout. Instead, you go through an exciting process of deciding how you’d like your new teeth to look, having them custom made and fitted and then seeing a beautiful looking smile staring back at you in the mirror.

Moving towards your goal

The dental implant procedure is a lengthy one which involves several stages and each stage as it is completed brings you one step closer to your goal. From the first initial consultation through to the last follow-up appointment, each stage should be handled professionally, expertly, and thoroughly. This is where the difference between dental implant providers become more apparent.

Here at Sheen Dental we’ve been carrying out dental implants in Richmond for a great number of years and use the latest in 3-D technology and state of the art equipment to ensure our patients receive the very best dental treatment possible. This starts with a 3-D CAT scan which allows us to see hidden structures below the jaw, and assess the condition of your teeth, gums and bone tissue. It also lets us to tailor a treatment programme to meet your individual needs and help guarantee optimum results.

Investment in quality

Dental implants represent a large investment for the majority of people but it isn’t just expensive materials which account for the price. Instead you’re paying for the time and effort taken during each stage together with the experience of the oral surgeons, prosthodontists and other caring members of staff. Sure you can shop around for a lower price, but it’s the level of care that we offer at Sheen Dental which makes all the difference to your experience and to the end result.

If you’d serious about getting a dental implant in Richmond, then why not give us a call on 020 8876 5277 to book a non-obligatory consultation or visit the website at We look forward to meeting you.


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