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Dental Implants FAQ

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Implant Placement FAQ

Dental implants are a popular option for people in need of permanent tooth replacement. They are the most reliable way to completely restore oral functionality lost from missing teeth, and are designed to fit your face perfectly. Swiss Denture & Implant Center is an expert on the dental implant procedure and has a history of success with Dental Implants. Read some of the answers to our most common dental implant placement questions below!

How painful is a dental implant?

Woman smiling teeth after dental implantDental implants require invasive surgery, so it’s understandable to feel anxious or apprehensive. However, on average, many patients say they don’t experience pain with implants, just minor discomfort a few days after surgery.

 

 

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Implant Placement In Portland OR and Vancouver WA

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Are you put to sleep for most dental implants?

Sleep dentistry technician speaking to patient

If you’re having one or two implants placed, a local anesthetic may be used. However, if you’re getting a full mouth of implants, your dentist will most likely use a general anesthetic to put you to sleep during the procedure.

 

 

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Implant Placement In Portland OR and Vancouver WA

Portland OR | Beaverton OR | Lake Oswego OR | West Linn OR | Tualatin OR | Wilsonville OR | Gresham OR | Sandy OR

Vancouver WA | Camas WA | Battle Ground WA | Ridgefield WA | LaCenter WA | Woodland WA

Do they sedate you for dental implants?

Patient receiving local anesthetic prior to dental implants in Oregon

Yes, most patients are sedated prior to dental implant surgery, because it’s so invasive. In this section, you’ll learn more about how your dentist may determine which anesthetic is right for you.

 

 

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Implant Placement In Portland OR and Vancouver WA

Portland OR | Beaverton OR | Lake Oswego OR | West Linn OR | Tualatin OR | Wilsonville OR | Gresham OR | Sandy OR

Vancouver WA | Camas WA | Battle Ground WA | Ridgefield WA | LaCenter WA | Woodland WA

Can dental implants be done in one day?

Woman at dental office getting prepared for dental implantWhile traditional dental implants can take several months, there is another option that will allow you to walk away with a new smile in just one day.

 

 

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Implant Placement In Portland OR and Vancouver WA

Portland OR | Beaverton OR | Lake Oswego OR | West Linn OR | Tualatin OR | Wilsonville OR | Gresham OR | Sandy OR

Vancouver WA | Camas WA | Battle Ground WA | Ridgefield WA | LaCenter WA | Woodland WA

Can I replace all my teeth with dental implants?

Dentist showing different teeth on tooth props and models

Yes, you can replace all of your teeth with dental implants and you don’t just have one option. You can choose from individual dental implants, all-on-4 implants, or implant-supported dentures to restore your teeth.

 

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Implant Placement In Portland OR and Vancouver WA

Portland OR | Beaverton OR | Lake Oswego OR | West Linn OR | Tualatin OR | Wilsonville OR | Gresham OR | Sandy OR

Vancouver WA | Camas WA | Battle Ground WA | Ridgefield WA | LaCenter WA | Woodland WA

Implant Placement In Portland OR and Vancouver WA

Portland OR | Beaverton OR | Lake Oswego OR | West Linn OR | Tualatin OR | Wilsonville OR | Gresham OR | Sandy OR

Vancouver WA | Camas WA | Battle Ground WA | Ridgefield WA | LaCenter WA | Woodland WA