successful is this procedure?
Over thirty years
of clinical documentation has proven the success of Brånemark system®,
with nearly half a million patients treated. Brånemark
system® continues to lead the world
in dental implant treatment with one of the highest success rates in dentistry.
implants always successful?
is a small possibility that the implant and bone will not attach correctly
or that an implant will fail after some period of time. If this happens,
the implant can be removed and often replaced by another implant.
my new tooth or teeth look natural?
upon your condition, your new tooth or teeth will ideally look, feel and
function like your own. Dental implants currently provide some of the finest
restorative results in dentistry.
long will my implant last?
first Brånemark system® implants
were put in place 30 years ago and are still functioning perfectly. To
date, there is no time limit on the life expectancy of successful Brånemark
long does the implant procedure take?
first procedure, placement of the implants, takes approximately 20 to 30
minutes for each implant. The second procedure to uncover the implants
and attach the abutments usually takes an hour or less.
you are like most patients, you will experience no major discomfort during
or after the operation. You and your doctor will discuss options for anesthesia
and plan your procedure accordingly.
there be any swelling after the implant procedure?
too can vary, but most people experience only minimal swelling. Any that
does occur usually ends within one or two days after the procedure.
long will it take before I receive my replacement tooth or teeth?
The implants are usually be left undisturbed
in the jaw for 3 to 6 months for osseointegration to take place. Then the
new tooth or teeth can be attached to the implants.
will the teeth be attached to the implant and what are the steps?
After osseointegration has occurred, a
minor procedure is performed to expose the top of the implant and attach
a small post. Then the new tooth or teeth are custom designed to fit precisely
on top of this post.
I be able to chew on the implant teeth with the same amount of force and
pressure as I do with my natural teeth?
Yes. Studies have shown that chewing efficiency
improves significantly after treatment with Brånemark
system® implants and, following
a brief adaptation period, is comparable to the chewing efficiency of natural
much will implant treatment cost?
actual cost of the procedure will depend on the number of implants necessary,
the position of implant placement and the type of replacement teeth that
will best meet your needs. All in all, dental implants represent a wise
investment in overall health and well-being and provide you with substantial
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