Suitability for dental implants

Dental implants are a way of replacing missing teeth. Most adults can have dental implants, but there are a few exceptions. Every case is different, and your dentist will discuss in detail the solutions that’ll work for you during your initial consultation.

Certain lifestyle habits, medical conditions and treatments can affect how an implant heals and also impact the gum and bone surrounding your implants.

If you aren’t a suitable candidate for dental implants, your dentist can talk you through alternative options for missing teeth, which might include bridges or dentures. 

Your dentist may not recommend dental implants if you:

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If you’re considering dental implants, find your nearest practice offering implants. Bupa Dental Care currently has over 275* practices across the UK offering dental implants.

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