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Thank you for visiting our website. This site contains details of all the implantology services we offer to our patients. Obviously you can get only limited information from booklets or web sources. Every patient and their needs are unique and we recognise that.


If you wish to consider dental implant based treatment as an option, we strongly feel you need to be seen for a consultation and get a personlised treatment plan. This will also give us an opportunity to know each other and develop the doctor patient relationship which we feel is very important. You can consult our surgery reception for further details about a no obligation consultation.


We hope to see you and wish we could be of some help to address your problems,




Mr Kishore Shanbhag

GDC registration 79959

B.D.S., M.D.S., F.D.S.R.C.S. Eng, (ed eundem)

F.D.S.R.C.S  & Dip Implant Dent. RCS Ed.


Mrs Kanchan Shanbhag

GDC registration 85026

B.D.S., MFDS R.C.S. Eng.

Guide to select an Implantologist _ check list


1. Implant dentistry related training and qualification. Example : Dip implant Dent from Royal College of Surgeons, MSc in implant dentistry from reputed universities, Diplomas from Implant training centers.


2. Does dentist place and restore implants regularly ? Generally experience dentists who provide regular implant care place and restore more than 100 implants a year.


3. How long dentist has been placing implants ? Longevity is not a guide to quality of service, but will reflect on experience in the field.


4. Is dentist up to date with ever changing implant technology ? Implant dentistry is relatively new field and is subject of rapid progress during last 2 decades.


5. Is there evidence of audits, data on success rates, policy on implant failures,  and complications readily available in the practice ?


6. can you get a written estimate and consent form prior to agreeing a formal treatment ?


We satisfy all the criteria above, and go beyond these to provide best possible options for your dental implant treatment. Our audited success rate for 10 year implant survival is 95 % and we take pride in these achievement., pub-2411543489901504, DIRECT, f08c47fec0942fa0


Bolton                     01204 491946

Wigan and Leigh    01942 676336

Blackburn               01254 676386

Burnley                   01282 423973

Darwen                    01254 703020

Longridge Preston 01772 783582

Replacing one tooth:

The need to replace a missing tooth could be the result of an accident or because there was no predisposition for a tooth at birth.

Replacing multiple teeth :

If you have lost several teeth there are two solutions: separate crowns on dental implants or a bridge attached to several dental implants.

Immediate placement

Some times it is possible to place an implant at the same time as the dental extraction. it may even be possible or of advantage to do this with or without an immediate restoration. we will discuss this option with you where appropriate.

Why you should consider implant treatment ?

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  1. They look, feel and function like your natural teeth
  2. Healthy teeth do not need to be ground down to support the dental implants
  3. Anchoring dental implants in the jawbone stimulates bone tissue and gums, ensuring an attractive, aesthetic result while helping to maintain facial structures
  4. Dental implants do not require any adhesives to hold the new teeth in place
  5. They eliminate the discomfort and insecurity of loose, ill-fitting dentures
  6. You have a secure, permanent tooth replacement


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