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Trust an award-winning centre of excellence for dentistry to restore your healthy, natural smile by replacing missing or severely damaged teeth, with exceptional-quality dental implants that look, feel and function like real teeth.

Book your FREE OF CHARGE dental implants consultation today

Call 01242 655554 now to book your FREE OF CHARGE CONSULTATION with one of the region’s most experienced implantologists Dr Ellie Ledger or Dr Toheed Hamid.

Alternatively click ‘request call back’ and we’ll call you back at a time to suit you.

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Dental Implants Dentist Dr Ellie Ledger

Dr Ellie Ledger

Dental Implants Dentist Dr Toheed Hamid

Dr Toheed Hamid

Look great, feel great, be confident and SMILE!

Healthy teeth and gums are so important to a healthy happy smile that tooth loss, severely damaged or misshapen teeth or loose fitting, uncomfortable dentures can have a profound effect on us.

Missing, damaged or misshapen teeth can affect how we eat, drink, talk, exercise, dance and kiss.

Arnica has restored over 1000 smiles with single, multiple and all-on-4 dental implants that look, feel and function just like your natural teeth.

Regain your confidence and smile with dental implants placed by two of the region’s most experienced implantologists.

Book your initial consultation with either Ellie or Toheed today and start your journey to a helthier, happier, more confident you!

Why should I choose dental implants?

Dental implants have been placed by dental professionals for over 40 years. They are widely regarded as the go-to tooth replacement procedure, whether you have one missing tooth or need a completely new smile. Dr Ellie Ledger is one of the region’s leading implantologists, trusted by over 100 referring dentists for the best results and exceptional patient care.

Just like your natural teeth

Dental implants look, feel and work just like your natural teeth. The crowns that make up the replacement teeth are sculpted and manufactured by our award-winning technicians and blend seamlessly with your natural teeth.

A permanent solution 

Dental implants are very durable and long-lasting. They are securely fixed in your mouth, completely stable and require no adjustment after placement. What’s more, they don’t need to be removed at night for cleaning. Looked after properly, dental implants from Arnica can last for the rest of your life. 

Help keep your jawbone and gums healthy 

Some solutions for tooth loss don’t provide any protection for neighbouring teeth, and some even require them to be modified. Dental implants protect your jawbone and neighbouring teeth by helping maintain bone strength. If your tooth loss is causing collapse, dental implants can also improve the appearance of your face.

A new smile in as little as one day 

Procedures are often less invasive than some other complex surgical treatments. For patients who are anxious and even dental-phobic, this is a real benefit. For everyone, it can also mean fewer appointments and less disruption and inconvenience. We can even give you back your smile in one single day, with Teeth in a Day.

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Why Arnica for Dental Implants

When asked our patients told us that there were a number of reasons why they chose Arnica Dental Care:

Exceptional success rate

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Over a thousand patients have benefitted from the lifestyle and even life-changing benefits of dental implants from Arica Dental Care.

Highly skilled team

Team led by Dr Ellie Ledger

 

Our dental implant team is lead by implantologist Dr Ellie Ledger and inlcudes Implantologists Dr Guy McLellan and Dr Toheed Hamid.

High quality components

Exceptional quality dental implants

 

We only use exceptional-quality components from one of the World’s most reputable manufacturers Nobel Biocare.

 

Minimising discomfort and anxiety

 

Our patient care minimises discomfort and anxiety using a combination of gentle dentistry and dental sedation.

 

You’re in control every step of the way

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Our priority is ensuring you are fully informed, comfortable and relaxed throughout your treatment and although you might have opted for sedation you’ll be fully conscious and able to chat with your dental implant dentist.

 

Award winning dental implants patient care

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We remain committed to your care long after your procedure is completed because our vision is enabling patients to live their lives to the full.

 

Centre of Excellence

Centre of Excellence for Dentistry

 

We are a centre of excellence for dentistry providing leadership, research, best practice, training and support, Arnica is at the forefront of dental implants and complex surgical procedures.

 

Trusted by over 100 referral dentists

Referral Dentists

 

Over 100 regional and national dentists refer patients to Arnica for the best results.

 

Replacement teeth that look and feel completely natural

Whichever form of tooth loss you have, Arnica Dental Care may be able to change your life and give you back your smile. Our talented team of UK-trained dentists, led by Dr Ellie Ledger, one of the region’s most experienced dental implant dentists, has been replacing teeth and restoring smiles and confidence for patients since 2021.

Find out more about Dr Ellie Ledger click here to read her biography

Single dental implants

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A natural looking, fully functioning replacement for single or multiple individual teeth, without affecting neighbouring teeth.

Single Dental Implants

Dental implants retained bridge

dental implants retained bridge

 

A secure and longer lasting replacement for two or more teeth missing in one area of your mouth, with no need for cement.

Dental Implants retained bridge

Dental implants retained denture

Dental implants retained denture

 

More comfortable than ill-fitting and loose conventional dentures, a reliable fixed solution that stays in place protecting your jawbone and gums.

Dental implants retained denture

All on 4 dental implants procedure

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The life-changing and revolutionary all on 4 dental implants procedure that gives you back your entire smile and your confidence along with it, using just four implants.

All on 4 dental implants

Zygomatic implants procedure

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All the benefits of the All on 4 procedure, now possible for patients with reduced bone strength and density, through advanced extra-long implants.  

Zygomatic implants

Teeth in a day

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Recent technological advances mean Arnica is now able to place implants that will function immediately, giving you back your smile in just one day.

Teeth in a day

Dental implants procedures at Arnica

Our highly experienced dentists and nurses are dedicated to providing you with the highest quality treatment in a way that absolutely minimises any discomfort and anxiety before, during and after all treatment. Arnica is a Centre of Excellence in gentle dentistry; the links below provide more detail for you about how we achieve this and what you can expect as a patient at Arnica. 

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The implant procedure

Long-term, permanent replacements for l/how-dental-implants-workost teeth surgically placed into your jawbone, minimising any discomfort and anxiety throughout.

The procedure

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How long does it take?

In some cases, as little as six weeks. Treatment times can vary of course.
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How much does treatment cost

 

How much do dental implants cost?

Our fees for the highest quality treatment and award-winning patient care.
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Download our dental implants fact sheets for more information

Find out more about dental implants – download our fact sheet PDFs and discover why Arnica Dental Care, is a Centre of Excellence for complex surgical procedures and award-winning gentle dentistry.

You’ll find helpful information about procedures inlcuding All on 4, costs and frequently asked questions (FAQs)

Affordable finance – the smart way to pay for dental implants

Get your dental implants interest free!

Spread the cost with our interest-free and interest-bearing finance options

  • Spreading the cost of treatment might suit your current financial circumstances, making the treatment you need/want a possibility
  • Treatment when you need it most, for example, in time for an important life event such as a wedding
  • Having treatment sooner rather than later might minimise discomfort, stress and inconvenience, as well as cost you less
  • You do not have to dip into your savings, which you might need for other important expenditures

Loans are subject to status and affordability. Finance applicant must be 18 or over, be a UK citizen, have a UK bank account and be in permanent employment. Click here to view terms and conditions.

Find out more about our dental implants finance

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Dental implants frequently asked questions FAQs

Here are a slection of popular questons and answers that will provide you with a little more insight into our dental implants procedures.

What are dental implants?
Prosthetic teeth comprising three parts:1) the implant which is like your tooth root and is screwed into, then bonds with, your jaw; 2) the abutment, which joins the implant and the 3) crown – the visible tooth.

How long do single dental implants take?
Treatment time tends to vary between six weeks and six months and in some cases may be quicker, or longer, depending on the density and quality of your jaw bone. For example low density bone might require bone grafting.

What does the single dental implants procedure involve?
Typically the procedures involves 1) the removal of damaged, mishapen teetth; 2) the placement of the implant with temporary crown or stud; 3) a 3d scan of your teeth and gums to enable the lab technician to design and manufacture the perfect crown; 4) the fitting of the crown to the implant.

What are all-on-4 dental implants?
The revolutionary all-on-4 procedure permanently fixes a bridge comprising a complete row of realistic looking, feeling and functioning teeth to your jaw using only 4 implants.

What does the all-on-4 dental implants procedure involve?
The all-on-4 procedure is also known as teeth in a day as the first stage can be completed in a day with a temporary bridge fitted: 1) loose, damaged or misshapen teeth are removed; 2) 4 implants are inserted into the jaw; 3) a temporary bridge with a ‘low pressure’ denture is attached to allow the implants to fuse with the bone 4) the dental lab designs and manufactures a perfect-fit denture comprising realistic looking, feeling and functioning teeth: the final dentuer is fitted approximately 6 months later.

Am I suitable for dental implants?
If you are in general good health, have sufficient bone density (although this can be overcome) and are not a heavy drinker or smoker (as this can affect the implant once it has been placed) then you are very likely suitable for the procedure.

How long will my dental implants last?
They should last many years even your whole lifetime as long as you look after your implant, your natural teeth and gums during the treatment and thereafter. It is recommended that you attend your 6 monthly check-ups so that any issues (if any) can be addressed as soon as possible.

Does dental implants treatment hurt?
Our award-winning patient care is based on minimising anxiety and discomfort using a combination of gentle dentistry, 2-stage local anaesthetic* and if required dental sedation which will put you into a relaxed dream-like state although you’ll still be able to talk to your dentist.  *Two stage local anaesthetic comprises swabbing the area of the gum to be injected with powerful anaesthetic to minimise the discomfort of the injection.

Is there any pain after treatment?
Following the procedure the local anaesthetic will wear off in several hours and there will be moderate pain for a day or so that can be alleviated by taking paracetamol subject to your dentists instructions.

 

Dental implants testimonials

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R Marchant

After shopping around I have discovered a gem of a dental practice where you can be confident you’ll get the best treatment from a team that really care, especially for those who are very anxious like me.

Thekla Richards All on 4 Dental Implants

 

Thekla Richards

Life changing doesn’t begin to describe the impact of having these perfect, permanent teeth in my head. Whilst my expectations were incredibly high, the whole painless process has exceeded even those. Thank you Ellie, Guy and your amazing staff. I will always be grateful.

 

M Churchman

Ellie and her team are brilliant. Thanks to just 3 implants I now have a new lease of life especially when eating out with friends

Your dental implants team at Arnica

Arnica Dental Care’s team comprises Dr Ellie Ledger (view her dental implant dentist biog) and Dr Toheed Hamid (view his implantologist biog)

Dr. Eleanor Ledger (Ellie) qualified from Cardiff University in 1991 and gained a Fellowship in Dental Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1994.  Ellie’s GDC registration number is 66099 which can be found on the General Dental Council website.  Ellie is also a member of the Association of Dental Implantology and the British Association of Oral Surgeons

Toheed completing two years of the MSc in Dental Implantology programme at the University of Bristol, is a member of the International Team of Implantology, and regularly attends courses to expand upon his knowledge. He has been placing implants since 2014.

Dental Implants Dentist Dr Ellie Ledger

Dr Ellie Ledger Dental Implant Dentist

Dental Implants Dentist Dr Toheed Hamid

Dr Toheed Hamid Dental Implant Dentist

Book your appointment today with implantologists Ellie or Toheed

Call 01242 655554 now to book your FREE OF CHARGE CONSULTATION with one of the region’s most experienced implantologists  Dr Ellie Ledger or Dr Toheed Hamid.

Alternatively click ‘request call back’ and we’ll call you back at a time to suit you.

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