Same Day Dental Implants Stuart FL
Same-day dental implants, or All-on-X dental implants, is a minimally invasive way of placing several implants (typically 4-8 implants) to support an entire arch (upper or lower) of fixed, non-removable replacement teeth. This treatment provides esthetic replacement teeth in a single procedure and can be an excellent long-term alternative to dentures.
What are the Advantages of Same Day Dental Implants?
Both doctors and patients prefer same-day dental implants to replace missing teeth for many reasons. The procedure takes less time than other implant options and is less invasive, so recovery is quicker. Other advantages of Same-Day Dental Implants include the following:
• Less expensive than individual implants
• Less costly than two-stage implants
• No messy dentures or bridges
• No need for special cleaners
• No need to remove your dentures at night
• Restored ability to eat what you like
• No worrying about dentures slipping or shifting
• Dental Implants prevent jawbone loss
• Your facial contours are preserved
• The implants fuse with the bone predictably
• Less trauma to the jawbone and gums
• A beautiful smile on the same day!
Who Performs the Procedure?
Also known as “DIEM,” “Teeth in a Day,” and “Smile Today,” the same-day dental implant process requires collaboration between your restorative dentist and your oral surgeon. This merging of knowledge and experience contributes to a well thought out result and increased safety. The process begins with a CT scan which allows your dental team to plan your dental implants optimally before your procedure.
How Successful are Same-Day Dental Implants?
Same-day dental implants have the same success rate as more traditional, two-stage implants. The current success rate hovers between 95-100%. Choosing a qualified oral surgeon is crucial to ensure your procedure goes smoothly. Dr. Grande routinely places same-day dental implants and has years of experience backed by the latest technologies.
Do Same-Day Implants Hurt?
During the dental implant placement, you do not feel any pain because the area is numbed with a local anesthetic, and you are sedated. As with two-stage implants, mild to moderate pain and swelling will occur in the first three to four days following surgery. This is easily controlled with ice packs and over-the-counter pain relievers.
Same-day implants are less invasive and require fewer incisions, so you will recover with less pain than with traditional implants. Because you only have one surgical procedure, you do not have as much pain for as long. Within a week or two, you will be pain-free and enjoying a beautiful smile that looks and feels like your natural teeth.
Anyone interested in same-day dental implants can schedule a consultation with Dr. Grande by calling our office at Stuart Office Phone Number 772-510-5900 or using our online contact form.