I have just completed my treatment with Neil Cooper at Crossbank Surgery Kendal for an implant and can say I am absolutely one hundred percent satisfied with the outcome and all the procedures and discussions leading up to it.
I was, initially, very apprehensive about the whole idea - having such invasive surgery into the jaw, the anticipated pain involved, not least the cost of the whole procedure.
However, as it seemed the best option, I decided - after long chats with Mr Cooper and reading all the excellent literature provided by his clinic - that I should go ahead.
I had very little discomfort during the insertion of the titanium peg and no negative after-effects whatsoever or during the actual fitting of the implant. All was done with maximum efficiency and consideration to my needs by both Mr Cooper and his dental staff. I was most impressed with the calm professionalism displayed throughout and I would have no hesitation whatsoever in recommending implant treatment, and Mr Cooper and his team in particular, to anyone considering similar dental work.
Jenny Harrow (June 2009)
The Implant Song
Well, said my dentist, I’ve some pretty bad news:
your tooth’s up the creek and I’m afraid you must choose:
between one on a denture you can pop in and out
OR what’s called ‘an implant’ that’ll last just about
til you’re dead as a dodo or perhaps a bit more
as it’s bomb-proof and fail-safe fixed there in your jaw.
They’ll fit a rod of titanium into the bone
and fix a false tooth to it - looks just like your own.
And when it’s all finished you’ll be gobsmacked I’m sure
at how brilliant it is and be back for six more!
Hmmmmn, I replied...then a quite lengthy pause...
as I felt round my face and patted my jaws,
Will it hurt much, I ventured? And is it quite dear?
I’m a terrible wimp and feel nauseous with fear!
He smiled reassuringly and replied: No and Yes.
We’ll arrange an appointment which, I should guess,
will allay all those worries and you’ll go straight ahead
for a brilliant new smile that’ll knock ‘em all dead.
So I did. And I’ve got it. And I feel really smashing
even tho’ my poor bank balance has taken a bashing.
But it’s worth it and I’m beaming with a marvelous smile
done by Neil, the ace dentist, who’s best by a mile.
And if you, too, are hesitant to take the same path
I assure you it’s painless and soon you will laugh
and you’ll feel, just like me - quite over the moon,
so go visit Neil Cooper and make it real soon!
Jenny Harrow (June 2009)