Dental implants - Information, specialists, frequent questions.

Learn all about Dental implants

Information about Dental implants

Other names: Dental implant surgery.

Do you have a specific question about Dental implants? Ask our experts.

Do you have a question about Dental implants?

Our experts have answered 12 questions about Dental implants.

Ask thousands of Doctoralia experts anonymously and for free

  • Your question will be published anonymously
  • Make it one, clear, medical question
  • Be brief
  • This service doesn´t replace a consultation with a medical professional. If you have a problem or emergency, go to a doctor or an emergency room.
  • Questions about a specific case or second opinion requests will not be allowed.

Here are the most popular ones:

Sorry to be picky but what is young? You have a patient in mind who has an age so provide it. It may help to seek the advice of several Dentists before a decision is taken, this may incur additional expense but the correct decision should be regarded as important.

  • 31
  • 12
  • 4
Dr. Julian Bone

Dentist

Maidstone

In some situations, it is possible to place the implant immediately following the extraction of the tooth. This depends on a number of factors including: * Is there enough bone * Is there any infection present * The condition of the rest of the mouth and teeth The implant specialist will discuss this option with you before treatment and will advise what is preferred in your particular situation. In reality, often the decision can only really be decided once the tooth is removed and the area is inspected.

  • 5
  • 9
  • 0
Dr. Jeff Sherer

Dentist, Hygienist

Northwood

Dental Implant surgery can be performed using Local anasethetic only; and this can be pain free. However, if one is anxious, then there is an option of having oral sedatives (tablets) or IV sedation (through the vein in the hand or arm). These are the most common types used. Different countries will use different drugs.

  • 12
  • 4
  • 3
Omer Hasem El-Hamdoon

Dentist

Having one implant would imply minimal surgery, when assessed and planned well by your implantologist you would be able to go back to work next day. If you were to have GBR ( Guided bone regeneration ) then this prolongs recovery and healing.

  • 2
  • 0
  • 0
Dr. M Tareq Ahmado

Dentist

Liverpool

See all 12 questions about Dental implants

In order to improve our service we are using our own and third-party cookies. By continuing to use this site, you agree to our cookie policy. More info X