Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Associates

Dental Implant Recovery Tips: Simple Steps to Speed Healing

Mar 26, 2014 @ 12:33 PM — by markplatt
Tagged with: Dental Implants Restorative Dentistry

Advanced diagnostics and techniques have made recovery from dental implant surgery faster and more comfortable than ever before. The surgery itself is performed with either local or general anesthesia, so it is not painful.

Single dental implants typically require little downtime and people often return to work the next day. However, if you have multiple implants placed, you may need the weekend to recover. Factors affecting recovery include:

A board-certified oral surgeon at Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Associates (OMSA) in Prattville, Troy, or Montgomery can explain the process of dental implant recovery and factors that would influence your outcome. OMSA has state-of-the-art operating rooms and offers a full range of oral and maxillofacial surgery services.

Recovery Tips

Nearly all side effects disappear within a week to 10 days, but there are simple steps everyone can take to speed healing and reduce discomfort.

Questions & Concerns

Discomfort is normal after surgery, however, the pain should not be severe nor prolonged. You should report increased pain or side effects.

If you have questions about dental implant surgery, we would be happy to go over your concerns. Please call our offices with your questions.