Dental implants are used to replace missing or damaged teeth and are permanent fixtures unlike traditional dentures.
The dentist inserts a metal or ceramic post into the jawbone and caps it a dental crown that matches existing teeth. The advantages of dental implants include:
- Suitable for almost everyone once there is sufficient jawbone density.
- Permanently fixed in place, so they look and function just like natural teeth.
- Require normal brushing and flossing.
Dental implants can be used to replace one or even several missing teeth and are colour-matched to the existing teeth to give a natural look — and without the worry of slipping out of place as dentures can. Read more on this topic at https://yourdentalhealthresource.com/your-top-five-dental-implant-questions-answered/
Dr Siddharth Wandrekar - Practice principal (GDC No. 170074)
BDS – India 2004, MSc Prosthetic Dentistry 2007 (London), MJDF Royal College of Surgeons England
Sidd has been with Brunel Dental Practice since 2011 and took over the practice in September 2016 after the previous principal retired.
Sidd qualified in 2004 from one of the prestigious Universities in India. He came to the UK and meritoriously obtained a Masters in Prosthetic Dentistry from King’s College, London. He then spent a year in a hospital environment being involved in major surgeries such as head and neck cancer, correction of jaw fractures and complex surgical removal of teeth. He moved to work as an Associate in Private and NHS practices in Scotland before joining Brunel Dental Practice.
Sidd enjoys dentistry because he can help everyone to achieve good dental health and overall well-being in a caring and comfortable environment.
He is married with two boys who keep him on his toes. He loves playing tennis and represents the local club in the regional Leagues. He loves to travel and visit offbeat places. He also has a keen interest in current affairs.