What is a Dental Implant?
A dental implant is a titanium screw that is placed in the jaw bone to replicate a tooth root. A dental crown or bridge is then placed on top of the titanium screw to replace the missing tooth or teeth
An implant can replace one missing tooth or a whole arch of teeth on 4 implants. Dental Implants allow you to eat, talk and smile with confidence.
How painful is a dental implant?
During the procedure you will feel nothing as you will be numb however, you may experience a little discomfort the first few days after a dental implant has been placed. This can usually be managed with a mild analgesic. You may experience some swelling or bruise for up to a week afterward.