How long does it take to get a dental implant?
The dental implant process takes several months to complete. But if you ask most of our patients who have undergone implant dentistry at our De Pere practice, they will agree that it was completely worth it.
Why Tooth Replacement is Needed
Dental implants are widely accepted as the most effective way to replace missing teeth. Whether you are missing one tooth, a few, or all of your teeth, dental implants will provide you with the form and function that is closest to what you had with your natural teeth. Implants are integrated into the jawbone, so you will have none of the moving and shifting many denture-wearers complain about.
The process takes most patients anywhere from six to eight months from the time the implant is placed to the placement of the crown atop the implant as long as their gums and jawbone are healthy. If you need a bone graft to ensure you have adequate jawbone to support the implant, the process can take several months longer.
It should be noted that the stability of implants can be used to support dentures as well. The union between implant and denture makes the entire process more affordable, providing the best of both worlds.
Green Bay Dental Implants
If you have questions about implant dentistry, we invite you to contact our De Pere dental practice. Make an appointment at FoxView dental today!