Implants FAQs

Read our most frequently asked questions about dental implants to find out what to expect from your dental implant treatment at South 40 Dental in Sexsmith.

What is a dental implant?

A dental implant is a permanent new root for a missing tooth. It is a titanium screw that is placed into the jaw bone. An abutment and crown is then placed on the implant to provide a new tooth that is permanent and looks just like a natural tooth.

What are the benefits of dental implants?

Dental implants look and feel just like real teeth. Dental implants are permanent, so you can eat the foods you want.

How much do implants cost?

The price of your dental implants will vary based on which type of implant is required (traditional vs. mini). Schedule a consultation with us to get a quote for your implants, and arrange dental financing if necessary.

Dental Implant FAQs, Sexsmith Dentist

Do dental implants hurt?

No. A local anesthetic will be given before the procedure so that you do not feel any pain. If you have anxiety or fear related to the procedure, you can discuss sedation options with our dentist.

How long do implants last?

When cared for properly, implants could last a lifetime. Proper oral hygiene and regular dental visits are essential to the success of your implant.

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