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Frequently Asked Questions

About Dental Implants

Are you looking for answers to dental implant related questions? Same Day Teeth Clinic Perth will answer all your FAQs so you may better understand exactly how dental implants are used in the Same Day Teeth TMprocedure and how this revolutionary procedure can truly change your life.


Your frequently asked questions about Dental Implants

What Is A Dental Implant?

What Are The Advantages Of Having A Dental Implant?

Is Dental Implant Surgery Painful?

How Successful Are Dental Implants?

Are Dental Implants As Good As Natural Teeth?

What Are The Disadvantages Of Dental Implants?


Read answers to your frequently asked questions

1. What Is A Dental Implant?

A dental implant is an artificial tooth root that is inserted into the jawbone to replace missing teeth.

The dental implant fixture: this is the small titanium post that serves as the anchor. Through the natural process of osseointegration, bone cells in your jaw attach to the titanium of the dental implant and form a strong bond. Read More

2. What Are The Advantages Of Having A Dental Implant?

There are many significant advantages in using dental implants for the replacement of teeth:

- Dental implants are “fixed” in your jawbone. They do not move around in your mouth like dentures which can result in pain, discomfort, and difficulty eating.

- Dental implants and their attached prostheses are very similar to the look, feel and function of natural teeth. Read More

3. Is Dental Implant Surgery Painful?

The short answer is that there will be minimal discomfort. If there is advanced bone grafting completed, the discomfort will increase and swelling and bruising expected.

For the dental implant surgery procedure a local anaesthetic is administered so there shouldn’t be any pain. In addition the patient may choose to be sedated and this will help to relax and reduce any stress and anxiety. Read More

4. How Successful Are Dental Implants?

The success rate of dental implants is over 95%. The high success rate is mainly due to the fact that with continual improvement in diagnostic tools and treatment, predictable success is now possible and is even being achieved in previously challenging situations. Read More

5. Are Dental Implants As Good As Natural Teeth?

An implant consists of a titanium post and a tooth crown. The post, which is inserted into the jaw bone, acts as a replacement for the tooth root while the tooth crown (or bridge) replaces the missing tooth. Titanium is one of the strongest metals on the planet, and implants are marketed as "fracture resistant"; in this sense, an implant could be considered stronger than a natural tooth. Read More

6. What Are The Disadvantages Of Dental Implants?

To replace missing teeth with dental implants, it is necessary to undergo surgery, be it minor with little pain and minimal discomfort. In most instances the clinic will combine local anaesthetic with sedation to create a highly comfortable procedure.

Compared with other teeth replacement options, dental implants require a higher up-front cost. Read More