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How Long Is Recovery Process For Implants
Ft. Lauderdale, FL


Image of a patient being shown an x-ray at Florida Smiles Dental in Fort Lauderdale, FL. With the help of dental implants, difficult-to-wear dentures can be replaced with restorations that are more comfortable, secure, and aesthetically pleasing. Dental implants can change your life by enabling you to once again enjoy the things you've always wanted to eat. If you want your denture to work like real teeth, you must have surgery to insert implants in your jawbone, followed by a healing and rehabilitation period.

If you are wondering, "Am I a candidate for dental implants?" you are at the right place. At Florida Smiles Dental, our doctors Our doctors and our doctors will answer every dental implant FAQ and take you through all of the benefits of dental implants.

Recovery Stages After Implant Dentistry


Depending on the patient, the number of implants put in, and how you handle your recovery process, the first healing duration following denture implant surgery may vary. Most patients feel minor pain, tenderness, small swelling, and sporadic bruising for the first few days following treatment. Typically, the dentist will prescribe medication to treat these problems.

For the first few days following surgery, a soft food diet and careful brushing of the afflicted area are indicated. Some patients may have pain or irritation from the sutures themselves, which only goes away once they are removed. In any case, the patient can anticipate returning to their normal routine and food within seven to 10 days.

Swelling After a Dental Implant Procedure


The swelling in your face after your dental implant surgery should be moderate. Swelling is a completely natural, even beneficial, biological response designed to protect the injured region. Your body doesn't realize that your operation is taking place in secure and under controlled conditions, so it will respond to the injury the same way it usually does.

The good news is that it will probably only take two to three days for the swelling to go down completely. You may try to lessen the swelling in the meantime by applying ice or another cold compress to the area. A cold compress used consistently for 20 minutes on and 20 minutes off over a few hours might help to decrease the swelling.

It indicates a potential infection if your swelling does not go down within three days or goes down only to rise again. Get in touch with your doctor or oral surgeon right away.

Dental Implant Aftercare


Despite having a 95% success rate and being a very normal surgery, there are few instances where the body does not react to the treatment as expected. Implants might malfunction or be rejected for no obvious reason.

The biggest rate of implant failure occurs in the first three to four months following insertion, while it can happen at any moment over the implant's lifespan. Patients should be on the lookout at this point for any warning symptoms of trouble.

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