Dental implants may be right for you if you:
  1. Have one or more missing teeth.
  2. Have adequate bone to secure the implants.
  3. Have a healthy oral tissues.
  4. Don't smoke tobacco.


Like any surgery, dental implant surgery poses some health risks. Problems are rare, though, and when they do occur they're usually minor and easily treated. Risks include:
1. Infection at the implant site.
2. Damage to surrounding structures.
3. Nerve damage.
4. Sinus problems.

After the procedure: 

After you have dental implant surgery you may experience some of the typical discomforts associated with any type of dental surgery, such as: 
* Swelling of your gums and face. 
* Bruising of your gums. 
* Pain at the implant site. 
* Minor bleeding. 
You may need pain medications or antibiotics after dental implant surgery. If swelling, discomfort or any other problem gets worse in the days after surgery, contact your oral surgeon.

What Are the Advantages of Dental Implants

Improved appearance. 
Improved speech, Dental implants allow you to speak without the worry that teeth might slip. 
# Improved comfort. It eliminates the discomfort of removable dentures. 
Easier eating. Allowing you to eat your favorite foods with confidence and without pain. 
# Dental implants can give you back your smile and help you feel better about yourself. 

How to Choose Your New Artificial Teeth? 

Your dental specialist and you can choose artificial teeth that are removable, fixed or a combination of both together. 

Pre-operative Procedures 

o Comprehensive dental exam. 
o Tell your doctor about any medical conditions and any medications you take. 
o A treatment planned tailored to your situation and based on the radiographic findings. 

Post-operative Care 

o Practice excellent oral hygiene. Just as with your natural teeth. 
o Keep implants, artificial teeth, and gum tissue clean. 
o See your dentist regularly, to ensure the health and proper functioning of your implants. 
o Don't chew hard items that can break your crowns or your natural teeth. 
o Avoid tooth-staining tobacco and caffeine products, it might grind your teeth. 
o People with dental implants may have to visit the dentist more often in order to keep them clean and healthy.