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5 things you need to know about Dental implants

If you’ve lost a tooth and fixed bridge or removable dentures are not desired don’t worry you’ve got one more option Implant.

Dental implants have a high success rate. The success rate varies depending on the health of the patient you need to be a good candidate for Implant. Dr Fouad will assess both your gums and bone to make sure they strong and healthy, but in general they have an estimated 98% success rate

They look real and feel real

Dental implants are as close to your natural tooth as you can get. They are customised to match your natural set of teeth so they fit perfectly, looking and feeling like the real thing

Post-surgery oral hygiene is essential

After your surgery, you need to make sure your gums and teeth healthy to avoid infections. A great way to do this is by brushing your teeth twice a day and seeing your dentist for general check-up and cleans every six months

Keep in mind that as you heal…

It’s best to avoid any vigorous physical activity, especially within the first two days of having a dental implant procedure. You might notice the formation of a hard, white tissue around the surgical area. This is normal and indicates that your gums are healing nicely.

You may experience some pain and discomfort after surgery

It’s common to experience some discomfort or pain after your implant surgery. How much will depend on your individual pain threshold, which varies from person to person. Any discomfort you feel may be a result of your mouth getting used to your new implants, feel free to consult your dentist if you have any concerns

The most important benefit of Implant is

Eating is easy. Because dental implants are anchored to your jaw, there is no difficulty or discomfort when eating. No slipping, sliding or falling – just biting and chewing.

Dental implant surgery with Dr.Fouad

Dr Fouad and the team at Mascot Dental Centre are passionate about delivering you the highest possible dental care.

If you would like to find out if you’re a candidate for dental implants, visit our website to schedule a consultation or call our centre at 0402 111 580.

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