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 ).