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What to Expect During Your Dental Implant Surgery? 

September 21, 2023

Having successfully completed your initial consultation and being identified as an ideal candidate for dental implants in Boynton Beach, it’s time to move forward and prepare for the upcoming surgery. Here we’ll guide you through the key stages of the implant procedure, from anesthesia to the placement of a temporary crown, ensuring you are fully informed and ready for this important step.  

Dental Implant Surgery Step-by-Step 

Anesthesia Administration  

The process of getting dental implants in Boynton Beach starts with your dentist numbing the treatment area using a local anesthetic. This ensures you feel very little discomfort during the procedure. You might feel a tiny pinch during this step, but the rest of the procedure will be pain-free. 

Incision and Implant Placement  

With the treatment area numbed, your dentist will make a small cut in your gum tissue to access the underlying jawbone. Then, a carefully drilled hole is created in the bone for the dental implant. You may feel some pressure, but the local anesthesia prevents pain. 

Temporary Crown Placement  

To protect the implant and restore the appearance and function of your smile, your dentist typically attaches a temporary crown right after placing the implant. This temporary crown serves as a solution until your permanent crown can be installed. The process of placing the temporary crown is generally painless because the implant site remains numb. 

After your surgery, the process for osseointegration, where the implant bonds with your jawbone, will begin. Make sure to follow the instructions provided by your dentist diligently to ensure a successful outcome. 

Ready for Dental Implants in Boynton Beach? 

If you’re interested in dental implants or have any doubts about the procedure, don’t hesitate to reach out to Miguel Ferrer DDS for expert guidance and personalized assistance. Your path to a confident smile and improved oral health starts here. 

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