When you are looking into dental implants as a possible tooth replacement for one or more missing teeth make sure you choose a dentist that has experience in this dentistry field. It takes care and precision to properly place the dental implant into the jawbone. When you call and schedule a consultation with a qualified dentist, they will discuss details of this surgical procedure from start to finish. You will learn the type of anesthesia used during surgery, costs of the procedure, typical recovery times and more.
The basic procedure for dental implant surgery requires a preparation into the bone with the use of precision drills or hand osteotomes. A careful dentist takes the time to make sure there is no damage to bone cells by overheating. An implant screw is screwed into place carefully as not to overload surrounding bone. The difficulty of the procedure, the quality of the bone you have and the experience of the dentist will determine the time that is required to place your dental implant. It is important to choose the best dentist for this procedure to get the best outcome. The traditional incision method for dental implants includes: