Dental Implants San Francisco
Before placing dental implants, our experts in dental implants in San Francisco assesse the jaw bone mass of patients. When necessary, patients will receive recommendations for jaw bone grafting to create a strong foundation for the implants. Jaw bone grafting can take several months to a year before surgery to place the implants is performed. Once the implants have fused with the jaw bone, which can take anywhere from three to nine months, patients are ready to have the crowns or dentures they have chosen placed on top of the implants. Recovery is minimal, and patients can generally return to their usual lifestyle very soon afterwards.
Proper hygiene, including daily brushing and flossing and regular check-ups from our San Francisco dental implants experts, is essential for helping dental implants look good as long as possible. In many cases, dental implants can last patients a lifetime.
This treatment is open to a majority of patients, particularly with the availability of jaw bone grafting, but an examination is always necessary to confirm eligibility. A consultation with our San Francisco cosmetic dentist can be scheduled to learn more about this treatment.
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