Dental Implant FAQ:
Why Choose Dental Implants Over Older Types Of Restorations?
There are several compelling reasons: Why damage surrounding good teeth to bridge a space? Why put up with poor fitting and poor functioning partial or complete dentures? Why not place a dental implant and preserve the bone and gum tissue. Why not be able to smile, laugh and eat foods with complete self-confidence?
Who is a Candidate For Implants?
If you are healthy enough for routine dental care then you are you likely a candidate for dental implant care. In the past smoking and diabetic patients were disqualified from implant care. However, with more advancements in implant knowledge that is no longer the case.
Is the Surgery Painful?
No, a tooth extraction is harder on the body than the implant placement. Most patients do not take any prescription pain medication after their surgery. Dr. Nugent’s parent’s and in-laws only took over the counter pain medicine and reported only minor discomfort on the day of surgery.
Do Implants Need Special Care?
No, implants are cared for just like natural teeth. Normal good oral hygiene of brushing and flossing your implant teeth just like your natural teeth.
Visit Dr. Nugent at 3421 Burke Rd, Pasadena, Texas 77504 to get all your dental implant needs. Call us at 713-941-1812.