Can My Child Have Dental Implants??

Updated: Dec 3, 2018

As children we can all remember when we couldn’t wait for a loose tooth to come out so we could get that reward under our pillow from the tooth fairy. Making way for our adult teeth to come up. But what happens if your child is born with congenitally missing teeth?? or what if one of your child adult teeth are knocked out in an accident or sport injury? Can your child get a dental implant in Northern Ireland?

Tooth Fairy – Children Missing Teeth

In an ideal world Dental Implants in Northern Ireland are the best solution for replacing missing teeth, offering the strongest and long term most successful solution. However, whether they are placed in the UK or Northern Ireland Dental Implants need healthy and mature bone to ensure they last for many years to come. Undoubtedly we will recommend that a dental implant is used to replace your child’s missing tooth – but we will most likely postpone this procedure until we are sure that he or she has stopped growing. Generally speaking for girls this is around the age of 16 and boys 18 – 19 years of age.

In the mean time it is important that the missing tooth is replaced with some sort of temporary tooth to help maintain the space and prevent speak impediments or bone defects. Its is also important to remember that a missing tooth can have an impact on your child’s self esteem, confidence and social development.

Its never to soon to start planning for your childs dental health and considering dental implants if they are missing teeth. So why not call us on 02866 329222 and we will be happy to discuss your options with you. We have been placing Dental Implants in Northern Ireland for over 11 years and we have seen first hand how they can totally transform a patient life for the better. Book your free no-obligation consultation today. You can also email us at or visit our website for more information.

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