A dental implant should fit seamlessly into the normal sensations of your mouth. The dental implant is replacing a missing tooth, therefore you won’t have any feeling in the implant itself. Any feeling you have comes from the surrounding gum tissue. With your natural teeth, you have tooth roots that have nerves that feel sensations – heat, cold, pressure, etc. An implant can’t feel these things because there aren’t roots or nerves.The dental implant mimics a natural tooth root. The bone supporting the dental implant is encouraged to grow because of this. If the root is not replaced, the jawbone can gradually deteriorate.
Even though there is metal implanted into your bone, there will not be a lingering taste of metal in your mouth. During the healing process, you will become accustomed to having your new smile, and will feel more adjusted.The average healing time for a dental implant is 4-6 months for “full healing” to occur before final teeth can be placed.Once you’ve had your implant for a few weeks, you’ll hardly notice a difference!
We are The Oral Surgery Institute of the Carolinas is located in Greensboro NC. We offer oral, maxillofacial and implant surgery to NC residents! If you have any questions regarding dental implants please give us a call at Phone: 336-275-6600 or 1-877-582-6600.
The Oral Surgery Institute of the Carolinas is located in Greensoro NC. We offer oral, maxillofacial and implant surgery to NC residents! Our team of specialists looks forward to working with you and sharing their expertise. We offer a full range of services to diagnose, treat, and resolve your oral surgery needs. Our goal is to lay the foundation for a beautiful smile though implant surgery.