4th March 2022

Glyn’s Story – All on 4 Dental Implants

‘With no hesitation, get it done!’

I’ve always been an NHS dental patient, but I’d been struggling with my teeth, and then with dentures for the last 15 years to the point that I knew I needed to have implants.

To be honest, I never felt 100{4a9254d467a64c1e51086d3bdd1107e0bcb2b3308df85966a5fd21f50c95df53} confident when I was wearing dentures- either that they would become loose or even drop out. It was beginning to affect the way I felt in social situations and I knew that there were better alternatives to dentures out there.

Shortly after I retired, I discussed the options available to me with my NHS dentist, but I really felt that I needed to be treated by someone who was performing implants and nothing else.

So, I researched the different dentists on and off for 2 months throughout the North West – I actually live near to Chester – before I made the call and came to see Gavin in Lymm.

From the moment you walk through the door of Dental Solutions, there is an air of calm. Everyone knows what they are doing, but they are all really friendly at the same time.

After meeting with Gavin who thoroughly explained the All-on-4 process to me, I knew that I had come to the right place, and I decided to go ahead with the treatment.

I was still wary about having it done right up to the point of having the procedure itself, but I needn’t have worried – I had an anesthetist Patrick to sedate me while Richard Brookshaw the implant surgeon worked away and I didn’t feel a single thing.

Nicky the treatment facilitator gave me all of the post-operative instructions which I followed to the letter such as using ice packs and taking over-the-counter pain killers. Luckily, I had no pain or bruising which I know some people do get.

You have to stick to a soft diet to begin with which is a bit boring – I got quite sick of yoghurts, but now I eat whatever I want. To anyone considering All-on-4 I would say with no hesitation- ‘Get it done!’ I’m so glad I did.

Are you considering All on 4 dental implants? Call the team today on 01925 756565 or book a consultation.

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Michael Sparke
Michael Sparke
2024-05-17
Initially I was quite apprehensive about having 2 implants, but upon my consultation with Gavin ., i felt encouraged by his knowledge and advice . The whole experience in a very relaxed atmosphere could not have been any better. I am well impressed by their professionalism and expertise in this Practice and would most certainly give them a Top Class recommendation .
Kay Burton
Kay Burton
2024-05-15
I just had my implant fitted today, the whole process was painless, I'm so pleased with everything and would highly recommend Dental solutions, the whole team was fabulous 👌
Mike White
Mike White
2024-01-29
The best experience. When you step through the door you are met by the friendliest receptionist,Which continues through the practice. If you want the best dental care and treatments across the board this is where you need to go.
Charlotte Bell
Charlotte Bell
2023-12-15
I came to dental solutions with severe anxiety of dentists and Lauren was so helpful, kind and patient with me. For the first time in years I've found a dentist who I feel comfortable with. Thank you
Gill S
Gill S
2023-10-27
I had a wisdom tooth extracted by Gavin after having toothache due to my tooth breaking. I was nervous as I had not had a tooth removed by injection before. Gavin was reassuring, explained the procedure fully and it was over quickly with no pain. All staff at the practice are caring, friendly and professional and I have been going for many years. I highly recommend Dental Solutions.
K.WEDGE
K.WEDGE
2023-09-06
Thank you to Gavin and team at Dental Solutions for the superb dental work done yesterday. As well as being highly professional and very good at what they do the place has a great atmosphere which makes going to the dentist a pleasure.
tracy grensinger
tracy grensinger
2023-07-02
Amazing experience. I felt in safe friendly professional hands with all the team . Thank you!
Zoe Manley
Zoe Manley
2023-06-30
Can’t speak highly enough of this practice and in particular Lauren. 2 years ago I walked in and was so nervous I cried just as the sight of the chair. Her and the staff have been so patient and understanding and have worked with me to overcome my phobia. This week I had a filling and was absolutely fine, my family couldn’t believe it. Reception staff are lovely and really accommodating too. So glad I found them, I don’t dread the dentist anymore.
David Partridge
David Partridge
2023-05-10
A really Five Star Dental Practice! Upon arrival I was greeted by their most friendly welcoming receptionists. it seems nothing is 'too much trouble' to them. Gavin is similarly very friendly and the surgery is kitted out with the most high-tech modern equipment. On my first visit Gavin examined my teeth and explained my options to me giving me his recommendation for treatment and reasons why. Their Co-ordinator prepared a detailed quote for my treatment and went through it in detail with me, ensuring I understood everything; she had plenty of time for me as a patient. From the outset I had complete confidence in entrusting them with my dental care and the final results are truly amazing. Gavin and Richard could not have been more professional and my treatment was made as painless as possible. Dental Solutions provide a truly outstanding service and I thank them for my new 'long lost' smile and renewed confidence, especially when dining out and talking with people. I can't recommend them too highly.
Carole Dodwell
Carole Dodwell
2023-05-08
A first class experience from start to finish. Despite being fearful of visiting the dentist, Gavin put me at ease with his gentle unhurried manner. I was surprised at how relaxed I actually felt undergoing treatment for a crown and the removal/replacement of front teeth veneers. Having felt self conscious about my front teeth for a long time, I decided to have my old veneers replaced. The results were amazing and far exceeded my expectations. What Gavin achieved was nothing short of a work of art, boosting my confidence tenfold. The practice itself is very welcoming, the customer service excellent and the staff are all very friendly and kind. I cannot recommend this dental practise highly enough.
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