General and Cosmetic Dentistry

What is a dental implant?

Dental Implant Diagram | Implants in Kew EastA dental implant is a prosthetic tooth replacement designed to mimic natural teeth. Consisting of both an implant post and crown, the final result looks and feels most like a natural tooth compared to other tooth replacement options.

The Dental Implant Process

At General and Cosmetic Dentistry, we use 3-D cone beam technology to identify and plan for surgical placement of the titanium post. Titanium is a biocompatible metal that integrates with natural bone to create a stable, fixed option for tooth replacement.

Once the healing process occurs, we can place a dental implant crown on top of the implant post to fill the gap in your smile and restore normal function. One of the many benefits of dental implants is that patients can enjoy an unrestricted diet once treatment is complete.

Caring for dental implants is convenient as it is like caring for your natural teeth. Good home care is essential, and when combined with regular professional dental exams and cleanings, it can protect your natural smile and prolong the life of your dentistry.

Dental Implants in Melbourne

To learn if you are a good candidate for dental implants, we welcome you to contact our Kew East dental clinic and schedule a consultation with our dental surgeon, Dr Baker Hamdi. We look forward to helping you regain a smile that gives you confidence in your appearance and allows you to eat the foods you love. 

Any surgical or invasive procedure carries risks. Before proceeding, you should seek a second opinion from an appropriately qualified health practitioner.
To our patients,

General and Cosmetic Dentistry is still open and dental treatment remains a valid reason for you to leave home.

The practice will remain open unless further restrictions are implemented and it is mandated by the government or our associations that we close.

As we continue to see patients, we are doing our utmost to ensure your safety, according to the guidelines proposed by authorities, with the following protocols:
  • Any person who is unwell must refrain from attending the practice for a minimum of 14 days.
  • Any person who has been exposed to someone with COVID-19 avoids attending the practice for 14 days.
  • Help us minimise the amount of traffic within our clinic by limiting who you bring with you to the appointment.
  • One parent per patient. Please do not bring siblings into the clinic.
  • All patients are to wash / Sanitise hands prior to entering the surgeries. Hand soap and paper towel is provided for washing hands.
  • All patients are to use mouthwash provided in the clinic prior to any clinical examination.
We are assessing the situation daily and will let you know of any changes.