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Dental Implant

Do I Need Sedation for Dental Implant Surgery?

Many of our patients want to know, “Do I need sedation for dental implant surgery? As with any medical procedure, we recommend that you do use sedation dentistry when having dental implant surgery. Sedation dentistry helps the process to go smoothly while preventing you from feeling the discomfort.

What are Dental Implants?

Dental implants are a permanent, realistic-looking option to solve missing teeth and maintain your jaw and mouth health. Since the implant will bond with your jaw bone and can function and appear like a natural tooth.

They have several advantages:

  • Help protect your jawbone from deterioration
  • They function just like your natural teeth
  • This allows you to continue your oral hygiene routine, such as flossing, and keep your mouth healthy.
What are dental implants made of ?

Implants are made of three components:

  • Implant: The titanium that is surgically embedded into the jawbone of a patient and serves as a root for the crown.
  • Abutment: The abutment is fastened to the implant and holds the crown.
  • Crown: The crown is a ceramic false tooth that is mounted atop the abutment and provides the look and function of a natural tooth.

Dental Implants

  • In short, the answer varies from person to person. Everyone has their individual and unique pain tolerance. Overall, the surgery should not cause you a significant amount of pain. However, there is a recovery process, and discomfort may be involved like any surgery.

  • Just like tooth extraction, dental implant surgery is primarily a minor surgery. However, dental implants may include other procedures such as bone grafting. This additional procedure is necessary for patients who have a surgical site with insufficient bone or no surrounding tooth.

  • Depends on the patient, but many people should try to avoid placing anterior implants at the age of 18, long term esthetics will be achieved if the patient waits until the age of 25 or 30.

  • Dr Haris dental centre, our team is highly-trained and well-respected sedation dentist who can provide you with oral sedation or IV sedation. because it places you into a state of complete calm, regardless of what is happening around you. While you may fall asleep, there is no guarantee of this. For this reason, we often recommend IV sedation for dental implant surgery. Delivering the anesthesia directly to your bloodstream means that it will take effect faster and have stronger results.