What is involved in placing implants?
First, surgery is performed to place the anchor. Surgery can take up to several hours, and up to six months may be
required for the bone to grow around the anchor and firmly hold it in place. Some implants require a second surgery
in which a post is attached to connect the anchor to the replacement teeth. With other implants, the anchor and post
are already attached and are placed at the same time.
After the gums have had several weeks to heal, the next step is begun. The artificial teeth are made and fitted to the
post portion of the anchor. Because several fittings may be required, this step can take one to two months to
Implant surgery can be done under a local or general anesthetic. Usually pain medications and, when necessary,
antibiotics are prescribed. Your dentist will give you instructions on diet and oral hygiene.
According to above the explanation, the patient needs to wait at least seven months to eight months, sometimes it
takes a year to two years to have the teeth with implants. This is the traditional concept of the implant and a
information provided by ADA(American Dental Association). Since immediate loading was introduced, it is possible to
have implant teeth in a day you remove your own teeth. It can be same day front teeth replacement by performing
immediate implant or full mouth temporary teeth by using immediate loading after surgery. Noble Biocare presented
a procedure of implant surgery and permanent teeth delivery in a day by preparing a perfect guided method from lab
and computer system.
Cosmetic gum surgery and bone graft should be considered to get a nice result to achieve longevity and satisfied
the function of the implant, and a natural and wonderful appearance of the teeth.
For more information, please call Dr. Kim at 661-253-3030 or visit www.cinemadentalcare.com.