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What are Same-Day Dental Implants?

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Many people have avoided having implants to replace their missing or decayed teeth because it was complicated or took several months. 

Today, same-day dental implants make it possible to eliminate many of the issues associated with traditional implants.

Are you ready to discover more about the wonders of dental technology? This guide will cover all you need to know about one-day dental implants, a new implant technology.

How to Get Full Dental Implants in One Day

The traditional path to dental implants Is long and complicated. First, the extraction site must be cleaned and prepped for an implant.

The implant would then be surgically placed in the jawline. Your dentist would surgically place the actual "tooth" into the jawline.

Crowns would be attached to the implant and adjusted until they feel natural. It could take up to a year for your new teeth to be perfected. The lengthy and complicated process deterred many people. 

We're always looking for the latest innovations in dentistry. Same-day implants is an excellent investment in your health and one you shouldn't think twice about. You can have your smile transformed in one visit.

One-Day Dental Implants vs. Traditional Implants

Traditional implants are still excellent and the more common option to fix a missing tooth. 

Usually, dental implants result from collaboration from a variety of dental experts. Same-day dental implants mean your surgeon can prep your jaw for a new tooth and place a temporary tooth in the implants space. For less severe cases, same-day implants may be an option.

If you are a candidate for same-day dental implants you can expect :

  • The consultation will begin with you. Our team will take an x-ray to determine how much jawbone you have and whether it is sufficient to perform the all-in-one procedure.
  • The tooth extraction and the implant will be performed at that same visit. 
  • The implant will be inserted into the place where it is needed. The crown(s) is added. These crowns are temporary and will be removed when your custom-fit teeth have been created.

Even with all these advantages, same-day implants are not for everyone. Consider the pros and cons of both traditional and same-day implants when deciding between them.

The pros and cons of traditional and same-day dental implants

Although immediate dental implants are relatively new, there has been a lot of research. They are comparable to traditional dental implants in terms of success rates and faster recovery time.

The procedure is also less complicated, resulting in minor damage to your soft tissue and gums. There are fewer chances of infection due to the immediate placement of your implant.

Because you have multiple procedures done in one day, there may be more discomfort and swelling afterward.

Both procedures have a chance of bone loss, but the risk for same-day implants is slightly higher. Implants can shift if the jaw bone starts to erode. Over time, they might need to be adjusted.

Another question is about the cost of traditional or same-day dental implants. You may be surprised to learn that same-day implants are often less costly than traditional ones because there's less time spent in the chair.

Same-day dental implants may be the best option for you because they offer faster recovery and fewer office visits.

If you are covered, you can speak to your insurance agent or the staff about same-day teeth implants costs before making your final decision.

Are you a Same-Day Dental Implant Candidate

Call the office to schedule a consultation if you feel that same-day dental implants are what you need.

  • Smoking is not an option.
  • You are in good overall health.
  • Good oral hygiene habits are already in place.
  • Advanced gum disease, bruxism, or other chronic autoimmune diseases are not present.
  • Implants can be handled if you have sufficient healthy jawbone.

Don't assume that you won't be able to qualify. We will discuss your medical history and offer any suggestions. You may be able to find other options.

Contact our office to find out if you are eligible for same-day dental implants. Our friendly and experienced staff is available to answer all your questions and guide you on the path to the smile you desire.