The Procedure

  • Step 1: Extracting the existing tooth

Before any implant can be inserted, the damage tooth must be removed. This is done in the Clinic and can require 2-3 months of recovery.

  • Step 2: Will you need a bone graft?

Sometimes a bone graft is needed to ensure your jaw can support an implant.

  • Step 3: Inserting the implant

The process begins with surgery to prepare the jaw for insertion of the implant. Once inserted, a healing cap is put in place.

  • Step 4: Recovering from surgery

Recovery from implant surgery can take anywhere from 3-6 months. During this time, bone cells fuse with the implant in a process called osseointegration.

  • Step 5: Attaching the abutment

After recovery is complete, a more minor surgical procedure is done with the abutmentadded to the implant. REcovery from this procedure Will likely take up to 2 weeks.

  • Step 6: Recovering from surgery

Once the gums have healed, the frown is then screwed or cemented onto the abutment.

  • Step 7: Maintaining your implant

It´s important to maintain your usual dental higiene routine throughout all phases of the implant process to ensure healthy teeth and gums.