i-Implant Dentistry
Dr. Saad Bassas, DDS
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What Can I Expect from My Dental Implant? Do They Hurt?

February 1, 2020
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Posted By: Dr. Saad Bassas
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Having a significant surgery like an implant placement may seem like it would hurt and be difficult to recover from. However, most of our patients report that they're pleasantly surprised at how comfortable and relaxed dental implant surgery can actually be!

A Comfortable Process

The first thing to know is that your jawbone doesn't have any nerves. So, when your Sartell implant dentist places the implant into your jawbone, you won't feel a thing. Many patients report feeling less discomfort from their implant placement surgery than from a tooth extraction.

Your dental implant in Roseville, MN will need a few months to heal and integrate with your bone. This is a natural process that occurs because your implant is made of biocompatible titanium that comfortably fuses with your bone. Most patients do not report any discomfort during the osseointegration process while their implant is fusing with their bone.

Completing Your Restoration

Once your implant heals and integrates with your bone, your Sartell dentist will proceed with your restoration. For a single tooth, a porcelain crown will top your implant. They connect via an abutment, and this process is completely comfortable for patients.

If you're replacing multiple lost teeth, you may be getting a dental bridge or full or partial denture. With these types of restorations, your appliance snaps into your dental implants, which act as the anchors. Your dentist in Roseville will show you how to manage your denture if it's intended to be removable, or your appliance may be fixed and meant to stay in your mouth.

Experience You Can Trust

Working with a highly trained dentist to guide you through implant treatment is another way to ensure that you have a comfortable and seamless experience. At i-Implant Dentistry, Dr. Saad Bassas has more than 20 years of experience in placing and restoring dental implants for patients.

If you'd like to learn more about how our team can help you restore your smile with comfortable dental implants, contact i-Implant Dentistry at (320) 331-3000 today.

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