Will an immediate dental implant help replace my front tooth?

By January 31, 2016 No Comments




My front lateral tooth has an old root filling. The tooth started to get dark over time and recently became mobile and tender.

I spoke to my dentist who identified a crack in the tooth and informed me that my only option is to have the tooth extracted. However, as it is a front tooth I wanted to make sure that I wont have a gap that would stop me from smiling, eating and it wont affect my work meeting and greeting clients.

Can you help?



There are a number of options to replace your missing upper anterior tooth including the use of a cosmetic denture, fixed dental bridge and dental implant.

Each of the above options has its pros and cons.

However, full assessment is needed for each patient including clinical and X-ray examination before deciding on the best option for each individual.


Dr. Firas Daoudi of London Smile Care is proud to be a specialist prosthodontist who offers an alternative to traditional dental implants replacing missing teeth.

In selective cases Dr. Daoudi, specialist dentist, uses immediate approach to remove the damaged tooth and replace it with a dental implant and a crown replacing the missing tooth.


Dental implants are special screws made of titanium and fuse to the jawbone, preserving the jawbone from receding.

It provides the best long lasting option to replace missing teeth.


The approach can be adapted to those patients who lost or wishes to replace all of their teeth.

This same day teeth procedure utilizes dental implants technology to fit an immediate fixed bridge (in selective cases).

This technique is called the All-on-4 dental implants. It provides immediate rehabilitation of function and improved dental appearance, due to the fact that a temporary set of dentures is immediately fixed until a permanent set is created.



With the immediate placement of dental implants following extraction, patients can avoid long-term bone recession or uncomfortable bone grafting procedures.


London Smile Care philosophy is about changing lives.

“Same day teeth gives people the ability to eat, talk and laugh… it is about allowing our patients to smile with confidence.” Dr. Daoudi said.


Dr Daoudi has 20 years of experience with dental implants. He undertook extensive training in the field of restorative dentistry and oral surgery including prosthodontics, endodontics and dental implants. He teaches and published a number of scientific articles in that field.


Dr Daoudi focuses on soft and hard tissue reconstructive surgery, which includes placing dental implants, smile makeovers, sinus lift bone grafting, regenerative bone grafting and gum grafting, traditional extractions and socket preservation procedure.

He worked at a number of hospitals in the UK including Eastman dental Hospital, Guys, St Thomas and Kings, Royal London Hospital, Glasgow and Dundee dental Hospitals. In addition, he undertook advanced training in the US and Europe.

Dr. Daoudi was a member of the academic staff at Guys Hospital. He is also a mentor trains dentists and surgeons across the country on advanced techniques for dental implant placement and restorations.

Find out more about what we can offer by visiting our website at or call our clinic on: 020 7486 4861



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We are proud to provide the widest possible choice of private dentistry to our clients including: General Dentistry, Cosmetic Dentistry, Teeth Whitening, Dental Implants, Hygienist services / treating gum disease, Root Canal Treatments (Endodontics), Conventional and invisible Braces (Orthodontics), Occlusion / TMJ disorders, Sedation for the anxious patients

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