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what does the process of getting a dental implant entails?

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Dr. Sam Markzar
26 years experience Periodontics
3 step process. ... : 1) diagnostic phase, 2) surgical phase ; 3) restorative phase . Diagnostic steps should start with thorough oral examination ; 3-d ct scan. Surgical step is designed according to restorative guidelines using ct scan. The final stage (restorative phase) could be completed as early as 3- 4 months following the successful integration of implants.
Answered on Dec 15, 2013
Dr. Max Arocha
17 years experience Dentistry
Surgery &Restoration: The implant fixture is first placed with surgery, then a dental prosthetic (a tooth, bridge or denture) is added to the implant. A variable amount of healing time is required before a dental prosthetic (a tooth, bridge or denture) is attached to the implant.
Answered on Dec 3, 2014

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