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Replacing Old Denture with Dental Implants: Case Study

Jared travelled from Elgin in search of cosmetic improvements to his smile. He presented with an old removable denture.

His main concern was to eliminate that and achieve a much improved upper aesthetic.

The other issues were old stained composite fillings and a black amalgam upper left; also a mix of different colours in front teeth.

Jared's broken front teeth
Jared’s teeth before dental implants

Dr Brendan Murphy felt that the big challenge here was the delay in seeking advice. Jared waited so many years before he sought dental implant treatment because Highland prices “were a bit steep.”

Mini Dental Implants

Dr Murphy stated: “There wasn’t much bone left but I used a mini dental implant. That meant that more complex bone grafting was avoided although it did affect the final crown shape slightly.

We discussed it with Jared during the consultation but he was set against more surgery for grafting. He was still extremely happy with the outcome.”

The case commenced with the implant placement , then some lower teeth whitening, followed by four porcelain crowns and four Emax porcelain veneers.

Jared's teeth after dental implants
Jared’s teeth after dental implants

Jared paid £4730 including X-rays and tooth whitening; the latter discounted by 50% for all such cosmetic dentistry cases.

Brendan Murphy

A highly-respected cosmetic dentist in Glasgow, Dr Brendan Murphy is a graduate of dentistry from Glasgow University, he has worked with dental patients in the city for more than 20 years. He has a particular interest in dental implantology as well as considerable experience in many kinds of cosmetic dentistry. However, regardless of the treatment services required, Dr Murphy is, first and foremost, motivated to deliver the results his patients want and need.