DENTAL IMPLANTS TEAM
Our dental implants team have exceptional attention to detail. We can really make your smile come to life.
WHY CHOOSE US
There is no Specialist list for dental implants however our dental implant team can demonstrate an advanced level of skill and experience in all aspects of dental implantology, which we believe sets us apart. We have received implant referrals from discerning dentists and patients across Hampshire (and beyond) for over 20 years.
The VIDA implant team understands that an implant is a significant investment and that you want to get it right, first time. We also understand the difference between placing an implant, and placing it in the way in which will give you the most natural looking result.
Our particular skill lies not just in in placing high quality dental implants, but in creating dental implants that resemble natural teeth as closely as possible.
To achieve this, the gum and bone around the original tooth must be carefully and delicately preserved. We are particularly skilled in preserving, or even recreating, the natural architecture around implants.
For this reason, wherever possible we prefer to meet you before the tooth is removed so we can control the landscape around the proposed implant site at every stage of your treatment. If the tooth has already been lost some time ago, then VIDA may still be able to recreate some of the original architecture. Please get in touch with the team or contact us for a complimentary appointment with the implant team. We are passionate about creating beautiful implant solutions and would be delighted to share our knowledge and experience of dental implants with you.
VIDA Dentist, Clinical Director and overall Clinical Lead, Practice owner
Specialist Interests: Implants, tooth straightening including Invisalign
Currently Clare is preparing for examination at the Royal College of Surgeons of England for a Diploma in Implant Dentistry and Advanced Certificate in Implants, following in the footsteps of Dr McInerney who founded the practice as an implant referral centre over 20 years ago.
Dr McInerney and Clare work very closely on many implant cases at VIDA. They share the belief that providing routine dentistry is the same privilege and honour as providing life changing dentistry, made possible by advances in dental implant science. Dr McInerney is focused on passing on his unique skill set and expertise to Clare to ensure the patients he has cared for over the past 30 years are in the very best hands for future years.
Clare’s passion is natural looking dentistry, replacing missing teeth with implants, and subtle tooth straightening to improve aesthetic harmony. Clare is also an advocate of socket preservation, a technique that helps patients maintain bone and shape in areas where they are having tooth extractions.
Contact us by email or telephone for a free, no obligation consultation with Clare to discuss how VIDA dentistry can help you improve your dental health and confidence.
Special Interests: Implants and grafting
John’s passion for dental implants is second to none. John is extremely highly regarded within Hampshire and the UK dental profession as one of the first dentists in the UK to place dental implants. With 30 years of expertise, the practice accepts referrals from dentists across the South for dental implants and advanced sinus surgery.
John is much loved by his patients and his calm, reassuring manner puts new patients at ease. John often sees patients who feel their problems are too great for any dentist to manage, yet in his long career he has helped many who have previously thought they were beyond help or rehabilitation.
In his time away from VIDA he examines and teaches dental implantology at the Royal College of Surgeons of England. John is committed to training the VIDA team to ensure they deliver the highest standards in treatment.
Contact us for a complimentary consultation with John to discuss dental implants or bone grafting.
VIDA Dentist, Specialist Oral Surgeon, Clinical Lead for Sedation at VIDA, Clinical Lead for Facial Aesthetics at VIDA
Special Interests: Wisdom tooth removal, extractions, facial aesthetics (including Botox, fillers, nonsurgical facelifts, medical grade skincare), implants, sedation, cosmetic dentistry
As our resident dentist and sedationist Sami helps many patients overcome the problem of nervousness during dental treatment.
Sami is a gifted and friendly dentist who enjoys routine dentistry as much as helping patients with more challenging problems. Sami’s love for dentistry and helping people is evident from the moment he greets you. Once Sami has treated you, expect to want him as your regular dentist.
Sami understands how Botox wrinkle relaxing injections and facial fillers restore the appearance of youth. Sami’s ethical and holistic approach to facial aesthetics and skin health takes into account the importance of medical grade daily skincare and lifestyle choices when making investment in facial aesthetic treatments. Sami was a contributor to the development of the VIDA skincare range. Sami can also provide peels and a bespoke skincare package, ensuring the daily products you use suit your specific skin health and cosmetic requirements.
Sami offers complementary consultations if you need to decide whether any of these treatments are right for you — he’ll ensure you make the right decision and have a positive experience.
VIDA Dentist, Clinical Lead for Periodontics at VIDA
Special Interests: Periodontics (gum disease), Prosthodontics (rebuilding teeth), Dentures, Oral surgery, anxious patients
Brett is the VIDA dentist with a particular interest in gum problems, how to keep gums healthy and he heads up our experienced Gum Health team.
Brett qualified as a dentist in 1988 and has an impressive career as both a surgeon and a general dentist. His surgical skills are extensive and he worked as a Registrar in Maxillofacial and Oral surgery before taking the decision to devote his time to helping patients in general practice. His passion for surgery has helped him with management of challenging gum problems and also extensive tooth loss, as Brett is vastly experienced in replacing dentures with implants, or alternatively placing only a few implants to help stabilise troublesome full arch dentures. Brett is also an advocate of socket preservation, a technique that helps patients maintain shape in areas where they are having tooth extractions. There isn’t much Brett hasn’t studied in great depth, but what is most striking is that his primary focus is always the patient, what they want or need, and how his skills can be used to help them achieve it.
For particularly nervous patients, Brett’s gentleness and vast experience prove a winning combination. Many patients find their confidence in visiting the dentist returns once they’ve met him.
We are particularly excited to be working with Brett to increase our provision for dementia patients or those with associated concerns, both at homes and in care centres.