Commonly asked questions.


If you are considering a dental implant or implants, it’s important to understand exactly what’s involved and how this procedure can change your life. The Meredith Clinic team will explain the entire process and answer your questions along the way, making sure you’re completely comfortable from the minute you arrive. We have a pre-flight check which ensures all options have been clearly explained ensuring you can make your own informed decision.

Take comfort in knowing

The doctors at the Meredith clinic are very experienced in their field and in the way they care for their patients. So you’ll be guided through every step of the procedure before it happens, which helps calms your nerves and reduces anxiety. The more you know, the more confident you’ll feel about getting this life-changing procedure.

Still unsure? Don’t hesitate to reach out to us for any other questions you may have.

We do everything WE can to make you as comfortable as possible. Most surgery is carried out with simple, safe, local analgesia. Afterwards, most of our patients report that they experienced far less pain than anticipated.

In our experience, most people can safely receive dental implants. Even age is not necessarily a factor when determining dental implant placement. Whether you’re missing one tooth or many, dental implants may be a good choice for you. At The Meredith Clinic, our dentists are experienced in treating patients with complex cases and also patients with implant failures and complications. The best way to find out if you’re a candidate is to visit us for a free consultation.

Believe it or not, dental implants actually become an integrated part of your mouth because they adhere to the jawbone, just like “real” teeth. You’ll be able to brush, floss, eat and smile as if you’d had these teeth your entire life. We work with our master laboratory technicians to determine the shape, colour, and size of your teeth to make them look completely natural.

As you can imagine, this differs for every patient. Many patients say they don’t experience significant discomfort  and don’t even need pain medication after the procedure. You will be on a soft food diet for a period of time recommended by our clinicain, which allows the implants to heal. After that, you’ll be able to enjoy all your favourite foods again.

Thanks to precise technology and our complete treatment solutions, the cost of dental implants is much less than it was even a few years ago. However, many of our patients still need financing options to help pay for the procedure. During your consultation, our clinicians can explore strategies that fit your budget. Together, we’ll explore options available.

The removal of any broken down teeth and surgical implant placement most commonly takes less than one hour. Here’s a basic idea of what happens during your procedure: Your doctors will anesthetise you, perform the implant procedure put the implants to sleep or place temporary components as appropriate Three months later, you’ll return to the Meredith clinic for two or three visits and we will design, manufacture and fit your permanent teeth

Getting dental implants is a big decision, and it’s important to do your research and make sure you’re getting the best quality, success and value for your money. stands out in two very distinct ways: We only use high quality materials, such as titanium support bars, and our doctors focus on one thing—dental implants. We also believe that our dedication to our patients is why so many people have chosen the Meredith clinic.

Your new teeth will not only look and feel like natural teeth, they’ll also function like healthy, strong teeth. With dental Implants you’ll be able to bite into all your favourite foods again with confidence.

Still unsure? Don’t hesitate to reach out to us for any other questions you may have.

A step by step process.


Step 01


An examination gathering information including full mouth X rays to develop treatment plan.

Step 02

Treatment planning

Combining your wishes, examination results and experience to present the best options for your care.

Step 03

Surgical treatment

Gentle tooth removal as necessary, implant placement and temporary dentures or crowns.

Step 04

Healing and Osseointegration

The highest success is achieved by allowing approximately 3 months for implants to osseointegrate in bone.

Step 05


Scans and records to enable the laboratory to construct your precision crown, bridge or denture.

Step 06

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Enjoy smiling again!

Annemarie Meredith

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