Can Dental Implants be Performed in One Day?
When it comes to reconstructive dental surgery, many patients have taken an interest in having implants done instead of partial dentures or expensive route canals. However, having this procedure done is a point of contention for some, as they have little interest in waiting several weeks for the work to be completed and would prefer to have it done as quickly as possible. In recent years there have been several advertisements promising that this procedure can be done in a matter of hours and not days. Is there any truth to these claims? Today we’ll be answering these questions to the best of our ability.
Making Sure Implants Are Right for You
While you might want to get implants, they might not the ideal situation for you. A dentist who’s offering a rushed procedure might be more interested in getting paid than your actual benefit. Be sure to consult with a dentist who has your best interests in mind.
Time is a Necessity
Dental implants are a procedure that shouldn’t be rushed by any means. The process involves taking detailed scans of the patient's teeth and jawline and ensuring that the materials are safe for the patient. Dentists who rush this procedure can often overlook several important factors, such as allergies or other pre-existing patient issues. A dental expert will exercise caution with the patient’s jawline and make certain that the implants are going in the proper place. Someone who rushes through this process puts the patient at risk for larger problems, such as infection or an implant that’s not properly fitted.
Patience is a Virtue
It goes without saying that a dentist skilled at their craft will take the necessary time and precautions to ensure that their patient receives the best treatment possible. Each patient is different, and the rate at which your implants will be ready will all depend on the state of your jawline, the size and scale of the implants, and how busy your caregiver is. Rest assured; the best things take time. And to avoid possible infection or ill-fitting implants, it’s best not to rush the procedure in any way.
The Dental offices of Dr. Lattinelli
If you’re considering dental implants or any other important procedure, we’re here to offer a gentle hand and the best advice. For appointments and information about our offices, you can visit us online at www.drlattinelli.com.