DENTAL IMPLANT FAQS

1. What are dental implants?

Dental Implants are a permanent and effective option to replace missing or extracted teeth. They provide support to your replacement tooth.

2. What benefits do dental implants offer?

Dental implants offer many benefits as compared to other methods of tooth replacement:

  • They offer an effective and permanent solution for your tooth loss.
  • They help to reduce the risk of bone loss, gum disease and cavities.
  • They help in improving your smile and increasing your self-confidence.
  • They restore the ability to chew food properly.
  • They eliminate the need of partial or full removable dentures.
3. Do I need dental Implants?

If you are healthy and are seeking a permanent solution for your missing teeth, small bridges or dentures, you can go for affordable dental implants.

4. What are dental implants composed of?

Dental implants are made up of titanium, a strong and durable material that provides the strength and functionality of natural teeth. It is used so that the jawbone, gums, and tissues bond well with the implant.

5. Is it painful to place dental implants?

You will be given local anesthesia during the procedure so that you do not feel any pain. There will be lingering discomfort following the surgery, but your dentist will prescribe medications to relieve the pain.

6. Is it safe to have dental implants?

Dental implants are one of the safest and most effective options for replacing your missing teeth. However, it is not recommended for people who smoke, have inadequate jawbone density, and chronic diseases. You can consult your dentist to find out the options available to you.

7. How much time does dental implants process take?

The time taken for dental implants varies from person to person and depends on the number and location of implants. During the first visit, dental implants can be placed in 30 to 60 minutes. It takes 3-6 months for the jawbone to fuse completely with the implant, although it may take longer in complex cases.

8. How long does it take for dental implants to heal?

It takes approximately 3 to 6 months for dental implants to heal and fuse completely with the jaw bone in a process called osseointegration.

9. What steps are involved in dental implant process?

In the first stage, your dentist will make an incision in the gum to place the dental implant screw into your jawbone. After that, a protective cover is placed on the implant for healing. It takes up to 6 months for the dental implant to heal. In the second stage, your dentist will attach an abutment which helps to connect your crown or artificial tooth to the implant. A temporary crown is provided till the time you get your permanent restoration. In the final stage, the permanent tooth is placed.

10. How to care for my implants?

You can treat dental implants as your natural teeth and care for them just like your natural teeth. You should brush and floss regularly. Visit your nearest dentist in Easton, PA for regular check-ups.

11. For how long dental implants last?

Dental implants can last for many years when successfully placed. They often last for more than 30 years if good oral hygiene is maintained and you visit your dentist for regular check-ups.

12. Has dental implant surgery been successful in the past?

Dental implants have a very high success rate. With the aid of improving technology, they are more effective than ever.

13. What is the cost involved in getting affordable dental implants?

The cost involved in affordable dental implants in Easton, PA depends on a number of factors: whether it a single implant or full dental implants, the location where the dental implant has to be placed, your individual case and the type of dental implant procedure. Your dentist will provide you a customized treatment plan which will include all the costs involved in the process.

14. Will I get coverage for dental implants under my insurance policy?

Coverage for dental implants varies from one insurance company to another. Most of the insurance policies provide some coverage for the restorative procedure. You can ask your insurance provider if dental implants are covered or not.

15. Do you offer any financing options for this service?

We offer several payment and financing options to make the dental implant procedure affordable and within your budget. Call us at (610)-810-2704 to discuss more about the financing options available for you.

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FABEY DENTAL STUDIOS

Mark J. Fabey D.M.D.

2690 Kingston Rd.
Easton, PA 18045

Phone : 610-810-2704

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