Are Dental Implants Painful?

Are dental implants painful? Pain is one of the top four objections patients have when deciding if dental implants are right for them. Although pain is a major objection, it is not a real concern.

Are dental implants painful?

The truth is that placing dental implants is actually less painful than having a tooth pulled. For most people inquiring about implants, they have already had numerous teeth pulled so implants are no worry for them.

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Here why dental implants aren’t as painful as you would expect:

  1. The implant is placed in your jaw bone where there are no nerve endings.
  2. Only a small incision is made in your gums.
  3. Specialized guides are used to make placing the implant seamless.

In conclusion, patients typically use Tylenol or another mild pain killer after implant placement.

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About Brock Vandor

This article was written By Brock Vandor. He's the owner of the Vandor Denture Centre and is a local 'smile expert'. You can learn more about Brock on Google+.

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