After you get your dental implants surgery, the recovery times may vary from person to person. It can depend on not just the person, but also on the teeth and dental aesthetics involved, and the way that you handle the surgery and the way of recovery. In almost all the cases for dental implants, your dental care provider is going to take help of sedatives and anesthesia for you to be comfortable with the surgery.
When it comes to a simple dental implants surgery, hardly any amount of grafting is involved, this means that there is no room for any discomfort or swelling after the surgery is done. And therefore, the patient will be able to continue and lead their normal lives without any major inconvenience. In this case, a soft food diet can be useful.
In most cases, after the implant surgery, there might occur swelling, discomfort and minor occasional bruising. It can last for a couple of days. But can be managed with the help of antibiotics and medication. Along with this, if you properly follow your dentist’s instructions regarding post-operative care, you can recover faster. You can easily return to your normal routine after about ten days of following it.
A person’s recovery can be hugely impacted because of their lifestyle. If you tend to smoke, you must minimize it or completely avoid it during the healing period, at least for ten days after the surgery. If you smoke, you might hamper your healing altogether. The healing time can be delayed if you continue with your lifestyle choices regarding smoking and drinking and unhealthy diet choices. This can lead to further potential problems, and thus, you need to make sure there is no future buildup of plaque or it will lead to the formation of infections which will badly affect your dental implants.
After about ten days of the initial healing period, your dental implants are now able to fuse and integrate with your original bone structure. In many cases, the implants can be loaded immediately. However, in some cases, the loading of dental implants can be performed after about 2-6 months of your implants being placed. This also depends on every individual case, and the actual quality of a person’s dental aesthetics and bone structure.
Apart from this, regular check-ups can enhance the healing process of your dental implants in the most feasible way. During your check-ups, your dental care providers will provide you with more tips and tricks to handle the healing process for your implants.
Consult our team of professionals regarding your dental implants and ways to cure them after being placed. Call us – (614) 758-6522. Or visit us – Polaris Dental Care, 2023 Polaris Parkway, Columbus OH 43240.