Are Implants Painful?
Dental Implant placement procedure is a simple procedure done under local anesthesia and without any pain. The mode of anesthesia is usually a local infiltration much lesser than a nerve block needed for a tooth removal or a root canal treatment.
Are Implants safe? Or Are Implants toxic?
Implants are made of titanium and its alloys and is the most biocompatible inside the bone. Therefore it is absolutely safe to place implants.
Can Implants pop / Can Implants fall off / Can Implants fail?
Dental implants have a proven success rate of around 95%. There may be failures in some cases as with all other treatment modalities.
Can Implants make you sick?
These failures are usually neither life threatening nor something which causes health deterioration.
Can Implants break?
Implant Breakage during placement is very very rare and is not a often mentioned mode of failure of implants. The Teeth or the prosthesis attached to the implants may break, but that is always detachable and replaceable.
Can Implants get Cavities?
No. Implants cannot get cavities.
Will Implants Change my face?
Dental implant for a single teeth usually doesn’t cause much changes. A full jaw Implant treatment can change your face in a positive manner, as you need, compared to your removable dentures.
Are Implants worth it?
Implants are definitely worth it as it can return almost 70-80 % of your normal tooth function(in completely edentulous cases) whereas other modes of treatment return less than 50% of the function.
Are Dental Implants permanent?
The Implants placed inside the bone is usually placed for a lifetime provided there is no other problem. The overlying tooth or the prosthesis may need to be changed after some years.