Before a dental implant, like every surgery a comprehensive dental examination is taken in the form of x-rays, 3D scans, computer tomography scans or any available detailed scanning procedure available. After proper examination and deliberation your dentist will then discuss a treatment plan tailored to your situation with you thoroughly. This should include activities such as eating and drinking before and after the surgery and a follow up treatment plan.
During the procedure, anaesthesia local or general is administered to reduce the pain and protect the sensitive region from getting infected. Sedatives are also effective after the surgery until the healing process is complete. Among the risks of dental implants is jaw damage which could require a more complicated procedure called grafting. It is advisable to consult experienced dental practitioners such as at City south dental