Oral Surgery Canary Wharf


You deserve the best oral health care and that is just what you get at Mouth Dental where our exceptional team of dental surgeons look after your oral health requirements from general dentistry to cosmetic dentistry. When it comes to oral surgery Canary Wharf we have the experts, expertise and technology to help look after your teeth and improve your smile. Our emphasis has always been and will continue to be on quality care, which is why we invest in our dental experts and new technology. This commitment has helped us become the leading dental practice and specialist referral centre in East London, with more than 50 surrounding clinics referring more complex cases to us.

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What is Oral Surgery?

Oral surgery is basically any surgical procedure performed on your teeth, gums, jaws or other oral structures. Treatments include tooth extractions, gum grafts, implant placements and jaw surgeries and are performed by an oral surgeon or maxillofacial surgeon or periodontist. These are dental experts who have received training to provide specialised services with a focus on bones, skin, tissues face muscles, jaw, mouth and the administration of anaesthesia.

What are the instances that require this surgery to be performed?

Tooth extractions

There are a number of reasons which may cause you to need a tooth extraction. Some of the more common reasons include tooth decay, periodontal and gum disease, tooth impaction where one tooth pushes directly against another, trauma and overcrowding. A root canal treatment will be necessary if you have a cracked tooth from an injury or due to genetics or a deep cavity or issues from a previous filling.

Dental implants

This is a long term treatment that replaces a missing or falling tooth or teeth. Missing teeth can cause a lot of additional oral issues and a dental implant solves that problem by inserting a titanium implant to the jaw bone as support for the artificial tooth. After being fitted with time the implant gradually fuses with your jaw holding into place firmly. Once this process is complete a false tooth, crown or denture is placed on top of the implant and secured into place.

Bone grafting

Bone grafting is a dental surgical procedure used to replace or rebuild bone at the root of a tooth if the bone has been lost. This makes it possible for a patient to have an implant if their natural jaw bone is not enough. This is performed under local anaesthesia and considered as a minor surgery. The material used can either be from another part of your jaw or synthetic.

Emergency treatments – example after accidents or trauma

Oral surgery is done if needed owing to an accident or trauma in order to alleviate serious pain, stop bleeding or to save a tooth. Any infection that could be considered life threatening is also a dental emergency and treatment is done accordingly.

Jaw surgeries

Jaw surgeries are done to correct a number of dental issues related to biting, chewing and swallowing. Sometimes the upper and lower jaws grow at different rates which causes misaligned jaws making the above tasks difficult. Corrective surgery is done to minimise excessive wear and breakage of teeth and to correct bite fit or how the jaw closes. Jaw surgery can also help correct facial aesthetics by correcting an imbalance or asymmetry created by underbites, overbites, crossbites and small chins.

Cosmetic surgeries

Cosmetic surgeries have helped many people regain their confidence by improving their smiles. It has proved an effective way for someone to achieve their desired smile to look and feel good about themselves. Some of the most popular treatments include:

  • Teeth whitening
  • Veneers
  • Composite fillings
  • Crowns
  • Braces
  • Invisalign treatment

How much does it cost?

Dental implant – On average a dental implant in the UK is between £1500 and 2,500, which includes the three components of the implant and if you require an x-ray and gum and mouth cleansing. However, this cost will vary from patient to patient depending on what exactly an individual needs done. Most often treatments such as these will have to be done through a private dental clinic. You can talk to your dentist during the initial consultation to get a rough idea of the cost.

Bone grafting – The cost of the procedure will depend on the material used and of course the amount of work required. For a basic or minor graft it can cost between £200 – £1,200 but for something more major it can be about £1,200 – £2,500.

Emergency treatments – The cost will depend on the emergency treatment needed. A fee upwards of £30 will be charged at the point of booking the appointment which will vary depending on the dental clinic you go to. It will cover an emergency assessment and x-rays. If further treatment is needed there will the be cost of the treatment to consider.

Jaw surgeries – Jaw surgeries which can be life changing as it normalises face structure, can cost between £20,000-25,000 which includes the surgeon fee and surgery. Again this will depend on the actual treatment you require.

Cosmetic surgeries – The costs of the various treatments differ depending on the work involved, the material and tools used, and the number of procedures needed.

Teeth whitening – There are many different treatment options to choose from but basically prices start at about £150 and can go as high as £1,500

Veneers – Long lasting porcelain veneers can cost between £400 and £1000 per tooth. Again there are different types of veneers to choose from which will affect the cost.

Composite fillings – These cost between £120-£300 and will vary depending on the size of the filling.

Crowns – Cost for crowns are between £400 to £1200 and will depend on the type you opt for.

Braces –Cost roughly between £1,500 and £3,000. Clear braces can be between £1,500 and £5,500

Invisalign treatment – The cost will vary depending on the patient requirements, but the average cost is around £1500 to £5500

Payment options at Mouth Dental

At Mouth Dental clinic Canary Wharf, you receive high-end dental care and specialist treatments. We have the best qualified in-house dental specialists and consultants who are experienced in a range of dental treatments including oral surgeries while you can make use of our extended opening hours to make an emergency appointment. Our customer care ensures that you never miss scheduled appointments with texts/emails so that it is one less thing for you to worry about.

You can make use of our payment options for your treatments that help spread out the cost. We also have a ‘pay as you go’ option that allows you to pay for the treatment you have carried out. Learn more about our 0% interest-free finance over 12 months and the 9.9% interest for up to five years, done in partnership with Chrysalis Finance.

Aftercare Instructions

Each surgery will require proper aftercare to maintain oral hygiene and to ensure the success of the surgery. While depending on the surgery you get done aftercare can vary but the basic dos include:

  • Resting after oral surgery, your body needs time to recover
  • Applying ice to your face to reduce swelling
  • Taking your medicines are instructed
  • Eating soft foods
  • Maintaining a clean mouth by rinsing your mouth with warm salt water.

Selecting an oral surgeon

Look for an oral surgeon that comes highly recommended through referral and through other dentists. Also consider the reputation of and facilities at the clinic or dental practice they are affiliated with so you can get an overall impression of the type of service you will receive.

Mouth Dental

With a base of over 9,000 private dental patients, Mouth Dental is a multi-clinic practice based at South Quay and Churchill Place in Canary Wharf as well as Nine Elms SW11. Find out more below.

South Quay

Canary Wharf

Churchill Place

Canary Wharf

Nine Elms

SW11 – opening Summer 2022

Nine Elms, Battersea
2 Ravine Way
Legacy 1 Building
Embassy Gardens, Nine Elms
Battersea, London
SW11 7BH
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South Quay, Canary Wharf
1 – 2 Raleigh House
Admirals Way
E14 9SN
020 7987 1212
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Churchill Place, Canary Wharf
Unit 11, 2 Churchill Place
Canary Wharf
E14 5RB
020 3384 1212
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