A member asked:

I have 2 titanium implants (with bone grafts) and abutments on as well. i need to get the mold of the teeth and get the permanent crowns made. will they use novocain or something? (hate needles). should just be a mold and temporaries right?

3 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Theodore Davantzis answered

Specializes in Dentistry

If your implants are already exposed with the healing abutments, there should be no further need for injections.

Answered Feb 9, 2020



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Dr. Sandra Eleczko answered

Specializes in Dentistry

You will need an impression but because this is an implant there is no drilling. You will not need Novocain. This appointment will be much easier for you than the previous appointments

Answered Feb 13, 2020



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