We’ve been placing dental implants for well over a decade and have partnered with a wide variety of patients to restore beautiful smiles and enhance health and self-esteem. We strive to educate patients as much as possible before, during, and after the procedure in order to increase the likelihood of success. One of the more obvious and common questions we get is: Do dental implants hurt at any point?
One important thing to remember is that the procedure takes place in distinct steps. After an initial consultation, we typically prepare the tooth, gum, and jawbone for the implant, which may include grafting. When the site is ready, we place the dental implant and continue to monitor the process while the area heals. Once the healing process reaches a specific stage, we place the final crown.
Patients should expect soreness after the procedure. As with any treatment, there is the possibility of swelling, bruising, bleeding, and pain at the site of the procedure. If this occurs, we can prescribe pain medication or antibiotics to ease the symptoms, although patients are often comfortable with mild pain medications, such as Tylenol or Advil. We also use a mix of anesthetic and sedation to ensure comfort throughout the process.
The important thing to remember is that, while every patient is different and will experience unique amounts of pain, we strive to provide the best treatment possible throughout the entire process of placing dental implants.
If you have any questions about dental implants or if you would like to schedule a free consultation, please contact our team or make an appointment. Our incredible staff will give you the best dental care possible.
Schedule a Free Consultation
We are dedicated to making your smile the brightest it can be. Fill out the form below to schedule a free consultation.
The contents of this website, such as text, graphics, images, and other material contained on the Site (“Content”) are for informational purposes only. No doctor/patient relationship is established by your use of this site. No diagnosis or treatment is being provided. The Content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical or dental advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician, dentist, or other qualified health providers with any questions you may have regarding a medical or dental condition. The information contained here should be used in consultation with a dentist of your choice. No guarantees or warranties are made regarding any of the information contained within this website. This website is not intended to offer specific medical, dental or surgical advice to anyone. Further, this website, the creators of the website, and the owners of the website take no responsibility for web sites hyper-linked to this site and such hyperlinking does not imply any relationships or endorsements of the linked sites. Reliance on any information provided by the Site or others appearing on the Site at our invitation, or other visitors to the Site is solely at your own risk.