DOES IT HURT?
During the operation, the patient is anesthetized locally, so it will not feel any pain. In addition, a service is offered sedation for anxious patients. After the operation, a slight pain is normal, and may last for ten days. Painkillers are prescribed by the dentist.
WHAT ARE THE RISKS OF FAILURE ?
The risk of no-integration of the implant are minimal, 3% for the lower jaw and 7% for the upper jaw. In the case of a failure, a recovery in implant procedures prescribed .
IS IT SUSTAINABLE ?
Yes, once the implant integrate into the bone, the implant (the screws) is permanent. The screw-down crown on the implant will have a life span of 5 to 7 years . The replacement of the crown is due to mechanical wear.
WHAT IS THE DURATION OF TREATMENT?
The placement of an implant normally takes place in a 90-minute session, including anesthesia.
WHAT IS THE HEALING TIME ?
After installation of the implant, the healing time is typically 3 to 5 months. If there is a bone graft , the treatment continues 4 months.
WHAT ARE THE ALTERNATIVES ?
Alternatives to implants are bridges ( adjacent teeth size to wear rings bonded together ) or partial dentures ( removable dentures often visible ).