Procedure For Tooth Implant. The best way to replace a missing tooth.
Generally speaking, the procedure for tooth implant is not at all painful. For apprehensive patients, the oral surgeon can administer a mild sedation which can make the process quite comfortable. For most tooth implant patients a local anesthesia is all that is required, The after-effects of having implants placed are usually mild and may include slight bruising, dull ache and swelling. The amount of which will vary dependent upon the number of tooth implants placed and the difficulty of the surgical procedures.
When choosing a date for tooth implant placement, avoid significant social engagements and work commitments for at least a week after. This is just to be on the safe side. Taking time off work is not usually necessary.
Tooth Implant procedure - Step by Step
What is it like having the tooth implant?
The implants are placed in the bone using a gentle surgical technique. You will not feel any discomfort or pain during the procedure at all. Local anaesthesia will be used during the procedure and most patients report that implants involve less pain than tooth extraction. Any discomfort following the procedure can be managed with pain medication. Most people say their mouth is sore and they have to be careful what they eat so it’s best to stick to soft foods. If you have any additional questions, please contact the practice on 0121 4273210 and speak to one of the experienced nurses.
Video Animation of a dental implant procedure
Dental implants provide a durable, long-lasting option to restore lost teeth. Watch this video to learn how you can regain a natural-looking, beautiful new smile! Material copyrighted by third parties, provided courtesy of Dental Health Society