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Dental Implants in Baton Rouge, LA

Dental implants have revolutionized restorative dentistry by offering a natural-looking, long-lasting alternative to dentures. Dental implants, tiny titanium posts that are surgically placed into the jawbone, provide a stable and durable foundation for replacement teeth. If you’re searching for a lasting solution to eat, speak, and smile confidently and comfortably, contact us today to learn more about getting dental implants in Baton Rouge, LA!

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Dental Implant FAQs

We understand that the dental implant process requires a commitment. Don’t worry! Our FAQs can help you feel confident in restoring your smile and regaining your confidence with dental implants.

Do dental implants hurt?

The dental implant procedure involves multiple steps. However, before the procedure, local anesthesia and other measures like sedation dentistry are administered to provide more comfort and relieve anxiety during the process. Thanks to local anesthesia, most patients report only feeling mild pressure. After the implant surgery, some post-operative discomfort is normal, which can be managed with prescribed or over-the-counter pain medication.

What is a bone graft?

Commonly used in dental implant preparation, a bone graft ensures a solid foundation for implant placement. During a bone graft procedure, bone material is added to the jaw to augment its volume and support. Graft sources include the patient’s own bone, donor bone, or synthetic materials. The graft promotes natural bone growth, providing stability for successful implant integration and overall oral health improvement.

How long do dental implants last?

Dental implants are designed for long-term durability, often lasting a lifetime with proper care! Their longevity depends on factors such as regular brushing and flossing, dental visits, and avoiding harmful habits. During your dental implant consultation and after your procedure, we will review ways to take care of your dental implants so they last for years to come. If you suspect an issue with your dental implants, please reach out to our office as soon as possible.

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