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How do dental implants work?

Dental implants in Mount Pleasant, SC work through an integration process. First, your dentist implants an artificial tooth root that integrates into your jawbone. This process can take several months to complete. When integration finishes, we top your implant root with a replacement tooth.

Four to six dental implants can also work to secure a denture to your jaw. This method gives you the practicality of dentures but the stabilization of implant technology.

However, before starting implant treatment, your dentist ensures your gums and bone are in top shape to hold the implant. This calls for a consultation in our dental office. This is also a great time to ask questions and share your concerns with our dentist.

If dental implants are right for you, we schedule your implant placement, performed under anesthesia. You’ll not feel the tooth root insertion, but later that evening, you may experience mild tenderness or minor swelling, which is treatable with Ibuprofen.

Your dentist may also provide personalized instructions for a fast recovery.

Contact Your Dental Implant Dentist in Mount Pleasant, SC

Are you ready to restore missing teeth and enjoy a full smile? Dental implants are the way to go! Give us a call today if you’re prepared to arrange your initial consultation or if you have questions for our team.

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