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Dental Implants

Illustration of dental implantOccasionally, tooth decay, trauma or the passage of time can mean damage to your teeth. If you’ve lost a tooth or had one extracted, you might be interested to learn about a revolutionary tooth replacement options. Dental implants have transformed the industry, giving you a solution that looks, feels and functions just like a natural tooth.

What Is a Dental Implant?

The implant itself is a metal screw that goes into your jawbone. It remains in place for about three months while the bone heals around it. On top of the implant, you can have a crown, bridge or denture attached, depending on how many teeth you need to replace.

The Implant Procedure

We take every measure to ensure your safety while we perform your implant procedure. You don’t have to be concerned about discomfort. The surgery takes about an hour to complete. We recommend that you take the following day off work just to give yourself some resting time. After the healing period has passed, you’ll return to us to have your restoration affixed to your implant.

Frequently Asked Questions

Am I a candidate for a dental implant?

Your suitability will depend on whether you have enough bone material in your jaw to accept the implant. If you do not, we may be able to recommend other measures first, such as a bone graft, and then continue with the implant procedure.

How long will an implant last?

As time goes by, we see more and more that dental implants are lasting for decades. Many of our patients got them back in the 1980s and still have them today. You can expect yours to last for at least 40 years with the proper care!

Are there options for sedation?

We have a fully trained sedationist on staff at She’s Apples Dentistry. You can receive oral sedatives or breathe in nitrous oxide to give you an extra measure of relaxation during your implant procedure.

Get Started Today

Learn more about dental implants Sydney CBD and whether they’re right for you. Contact our team today to schedule your consultation!

* Any surgical or invasive procedure carries risks. Before proceeding, you should seek a second opinion from an appropriately qualified health practitioner.

Dental Implants Sydney CBD, Park Street NSW | (02) 9264 5333