dental implants

“Alex is an expert in the field of dental implants, and I have felt confident in his abilities and care throughout. I can unreservedly recommend him to anyone thinking of dental implants”  -A.D.

meet dental implant surgeon, alex jones.

Alex Jones has successfully placed over 2000 dental implants and is able to offer the very best possible cosmetic and restorative treatments available.

He consults and carries out surgeries at several highly regarded practices in the Yorkshire region alongside running his own busy practices in Penistone and Barnsley, South Yorkshire.

Alex performs all aspects of dental implant surgery from single tooth to Full Arch Immediate Load (Teeth in a day) and bone grafting and is one of only a few implant surgeons nationwide able to perform implant surgery on patients with extreme bone loss who may have been advised that treatment was not possible, using specially designed Zygomatic implants.

Alex’s passion for excellence in dentistry is reflected in the use of techniques that are revolutionising modern dentistry and seldom seen in other practices. The use of Cone Beam CT scanning technology enables him to meticulously plan surgical procedures with ultimate precision and confidence. He is the only dental surgeon in Yorkshire to offer a 10 year guarantee on all dental implants placed.

Why choose dental implants?

Dental implants have revolutionised dentistry and give us endless possibilities.They essentially enable us to give you teeth that have long been lost. The finished products look and feel as natural as real teeth and have the strength to last a lifetime

Losing one or more of your teeth creates a gap in your smile, it can affect your speech and your ability to enjoy your favourite foods. Loss of teeth can affect your confidence, your sense of well-being and your oral hygiene can suffer.  Also, when a tooth is lost the bone beneath it begins to shrink and this can cause your face to sink a little and make you appear older than you are. Dental implants may be for you if:

  • You have a gap through a tooth having been lost, knocked out or extracted
  • You have dentures because some or all of your teeth having been removed many years ago
  • You have a crown or bridge that keeps giving you problems
  • You are suffering with loose teeth through decay and gum problems
  • You feel there is little you can do to change your teeth.
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Life Changing Treatment

Dental implants produce incredible results and change the lives of patients who have lived and suffered for many years having lost the full and healthy function of their teeth. After treatment they:

  • Love smiling again!
  • Eat and enjoy their favourite foods again
  • Speak without fear of embarrassment
  • Look years younger
  • Have improved oral hygiene and fresh breath
  • Feel vital and confident for the first time in years
  • ENJOY LIFE to the full!

what are dental implants?

A dental implant is a small titanium “screw” which is placed in the jawbone in place of the natural missing tooth using local anaesthetic. Once healed the artificial root acts as a base for fixing individual ‘teeth’ or multi tooth bridge.

Which Dental Implants Do You Use?

At Alex Jones Dentistry we use Straumann Dental Implants. We choose to use them for their outstanding quality and reliability. Straumann offer innovative solutions based on the very latest clinical research and findings, allowing me to offer the very best treatment available to my patients.

How long do dental implants last?

With the right care, dental implants will last a lifetime. Alex has placed over 2000 dental implants and have a 98% success rate.

How do i prepare for dental implants?

Before we carry out any Dental Implant treatment I ask you to visit one of our Dental Hygiene Therapists to ensure your mouth, gums and natural teeth are in as healthy condition as possible. This definitely helps towards successful outcome of your treatment.

Are they easy to look after?

After dental implants of any kind, We highly recommend on-going care and will once again refer you to our Dental Hygiene Therapy team following completion of your treatment.

We will recommend correct cleaning techniques and ask you to come back and see us on a regular basis so we can make sure everything is just as it should be.

Simon's Story

Simon chose Alex Jones Dentistry for his Dental Implant treatment & says it has given him back his confidence. See what we can do for you. Book a consultation today!

Just had to write to say thank you very much for all your help and hard work not to mention loads of patience in helping me overcome my fear of the dentist. As you will remember when I first came to you I was absolutely terrified after having a bad experience at my previous dentist, but you made me feel at ease and didn't make me feel that it was my fault.
Linda Dixon
I was so impressed with the implant treatment I received under the care Of Dr Jones that I have recommended him to my friend who is in a similar position to me. She is having her implant placed next week
Mrs M.S.
I was told by other dentists that implant work would not be possible on my teeth. As a long shot I called in to see Alex and he said corrective surgery would be possible. An amazing team, I felt at ease all the way through. If you are fed up with hiding your smile –JUST DO IT!
Mr Mark Hodgson
Due to being extremely nervous and anxious Alex was required to reassure me several times over the telephone and face to face regarding the procedure. The appointment was duly made and throughout the treatment Alex and his team always made me feel at ease and explained what was going to happen and when. For that I am truly grateful, it helped alleviate my anxiety.
Lynn Bridges
Alex was so understanding of my situation and non-judgmental he instantly put my mind at ease and made me comfortable with the procedure. All the way through my treatment Alex and all of the team have been nothing short of amazing. I've retained my confidence, I can eat what I like and I don't hide my smile anymore because Alex made it perfect. Thanks to all for everything you do.
Steve
Having suffered with a loose denture for years I have been so impressed with the treatment recommended to me by Alex Jones. I had 3 implants placed under my denture and can now eat anything!
Mr M.U.

dental implant options

“It really is the best thing I have ever had done. I cannot praise this practice, Alex and all the staff enough. Alex is a genius!” – Natalie Hodgson 

dental implant options

Single tooth

Replacing a single missing tooth can be a highly successful procedure.

Treatment is highly conservative as it is not necessary to prepare adjacent teeth to support bridgework, and the implant tooth can be looked after just like your own natural teeth.

The dental implant tooth itself is usually made with the use of special computer-aided design and manufacturing techniques to produce beautiful, cosmetic teeth, made entirely out of a strong ceramic material.

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Multiple Teeth

Groups of missing teeth can be replaced with bridgework supported by implants.

For example, two dental implants can support a bridge replacing three or four teeth, although more implants may be added if biting forces are heavy, or a larger bridge is required.

Once again, dental implant treatment is highly conservative as it is not necessary to prepare teeth to support bridgework; the implant construction simply replaces the missing teeth without further compromising the remaining healthy teeth.

See also full arch options: Implant retained dentures, fixed bridge work, teeth in a day & zygomatic implants.

Full Arch options

Whatever the cause of your missing teeth, everyone deserves to be able to eat and speak properly, to laugh naturally and to feel confident about their appearance. We offer several dental arch implant options to replace a full arch of teeth.

Implant Retained Dentures

Many patients complain about the disadvantages of conventional dentures:

  • Discomfort
  • Having to avoid certain foods
  • Time consuming home care
  • Dentures feeling loose necessitating use of adhesives
  • Feeling self-conscious

Using dental implants we can help you improve your quality of life and find the right solution for you to restore functionality and help improve your smile and restore your overall self-confidence.

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Fixed Bridge Work

Typically five to six implants can be used to support full arch fixed bridgework which allows us to replace all the teeth in a single jaw (or both jaws).

Where only limited bone is available we may just use four implants. Where plenty of bone is available more implants may be placed to support a series of smaller bridges or individual teeth in aesthetically challenging situations.

A variety of techniques have been devised to make this treatment extremely straightforward and less invasive.

Teeth In a Day

Teeth in a Day is a revolutionary technique whereby a whole arch of teeth can be replaced for patients who have previously lost their own teeth or currently wear dentures.

For patients who have suffered ill-fitting dentures or mobile, failing teeth for years, the provision of stable, comfortable, natural-looking teeth through dental implants really can restore that self-confidence and vitality that has often been lost.

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Zygomatic Implants

We use Zygomatic implants when there is not enough bone for ordinary dental implants. The implants are longer than ordinary dental implants and engage the strong, dense bone that forms the cheekbone.

This means that the implants can be used as an alternative to complex bone grafting operations, making it possible to carry out surgery and provide fixed teeth in one visit.

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Nothing gives me more satisfaction than to see the delight, and sometimes emotion, on someone’s face when they look in the mirror as their treatment is complete and they see what they have been hoping for, and sometimes more.

It is a privilege to be part of a process which can often be life-changing. I can honestly say I have a true passion for the job that I am fortunate enough to do.

My team are a fantastic group of professionals committed to the standards of excellence and many years of hard work that I am proud to call Alex Jones Dentistry.

Alex Jones

Teeth In a Day

In some cases, dental implants can be fitted in the same day

Patient Stories

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Dental Implants

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Call 01226 290017 for our Barnsley clinic or 01226 762242 for our Penistone Clinic. Or just fill out the form below and one of our team will be in touch