Brunel Dental Practice

How to Prevent Problems With Dental Implants

People who get dental implants are typically very satisfied with how they look and function. However, it’s important to realise that the implants require proper care to avoid a complication called peri-implantitis:

– This condition occurs when the gum around the implant becomes inflamed; symptoms include tenderness, pain or bleeding around the implant or even a loose implant.

– The dentist will only allow suitable candidates to receive dental implants to minimise any complications.

– The risk of getting peri-implantitis can be reduced by practising good oral hygiene and quitting smoking.

With regular visits to your dentist following your dental implant procedure, you can ensure that peri-implantitis isn’t an issue.

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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.

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