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Common Questions About Dental Implants 2018-07-10T14:38:09+00:00

Common Questions

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We make sure to answer all your questions and that you understand the different steps that will lead you to your new smile. You will always be accompanied by members of our team who will be happy to help you and answer your questions throughout your journey with us.

How to know if the Vita team is the best in this area? 2018-06-29T13:46:19+00:00

Opting for prosthetic implants is a big decision. It is wise to do some research to make sure that you will receive the best treatment for your money. Vita stands out in two ways: we only use materials sold by large companies and our specialists are dedicated to one type of treatment, dental implants. That’s why so many people opt for the Vita team.

Who installs the dental implants? 2018-06-29T13:45:20+00:00

Dental implants will be placed by one of our surgeons who specialize in maxillofacial surgery. The latter has received intensive training in jaw reconstruction surgery and his experience in surgical techniques will assure fast and accurate care.

Are implant prostheses expensive? Do you have financing options? 2018-06-29T13:39:50+00:00

The Vita team makes every effort to offer you the best care at the best cost. Our all-inclusive treatments avoid unpleasant surprises. In addition, we collaborate with companies specializing in dental financing. Our care coordinators will be happy to guide you to offer you a payment method adapted to your budget.

Will my teeth look natural? 2018-06-29T13:35:56+00:00

We use the best materials to make the most natural smiles possible.

Is the procedure painful? 2018-06-28T19:42:56+00:00

Our surgeons make every effort to provide a pain-free treatment. You can opt for local anesthesia with intravenous sedation or for a procedure performed under general anesthesia.

Can we install and restore dental implants at a faster pace? 2018-06-28T19:41:25+00:00

New techniques allow us to increasingly implement dental implants and restoration attached to it in a short time and often on the day of surgery. However, an insufficient amount of bone and gums may require to proceed in two steps to optimize the results.

What can I eat following the installation of my dental implant? 2018-06-28T19:32:00+00:00

The adoption of a soft diet for 7 to 10 days is necessary. Tobacco consumption must be reduced or even stopped, and the amount of alcohol consumed must also be minimized, as these may slow or compromise the healing process. It is also possible that alcohol may be prohibited while taking certain medications that will be prescribed to you. In addition, it is essential to maintain exemplary dental hygiene. This limits the risk of post-operative infections.

Should I take medication after the installation of my dental implant? 2018-06-30T19:14:21+00:00

The medication provided to the patient following surgery helps to control postoperative complications as well as pain. It is important to control certain factors to ensure a quick and optimal recovery from surgery. You will need to take your medication as prescribed to optimize your results.

How much days to i need to rest following the placement of my dental implant? 2018-06-28T19:26:32+00:00

The number of days of leave required following the placement of dental implants varies according to the number of implants placed and the discomfort felt by the patient. Discomfort after dental implant placement is usually minimal. Mild to moderate swelling may occur during the first 24 to 48 hours. There is more inflammation if bone augmentation has been performed. Generally, most patients return to work without a problem the day after a unit dental implant is placed. The placement of several dental implants may require you to rest for 2 to 3 days.

Is there an age limit for receiving dental implants? 2018-06-28T19:04:01+00:00

It is not recommended to place dental implants in children or adolescents. At this age, the jaw has not finished growing. Since the implant is soldered to the bone, it may end up in the wrong position once growth is complete. However, there is no upper age limit that contravenes the placement of dental implants.

Am I a good candidate for dental implants? 2018-06-28T18:49:05+00:00

The majority of patients are good candidates for dental implants. Your mouth should first be examined and your general health reviewed with your maxillofacial surgeon during the initial consultation. Several elements will then be analyzed: the state of your bone support and your gum, the occlusion of the teeth present in the mouth, certain habits of life, such as smoking and grinding of the teeth, as well as your medication.

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Take the next step by scheduling a free consultation with your VITA team.

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