The placement of dental implants is a substantial dental procedure which at Council Avenue Dental and Implant Centre, local anaesthetic is used to help ensure that the procedures is complete in comfort. For particularly anxious patients or more severe cases a general anaesthetic is available at the local hospital to complete the procedure.
Initially, following the operation considerable discomfort and pain can be experienced however this is managed with oral medication. This pain substantially subsides the net day and is then managed with more mild medication.
Minor bleeding, bruising and swelling is also expected after the placement of the implant, while your jaw adjusts to the addition. In the case of multiple implants being place this discomfort and side effects are usually more severe, this is particularly true if bone grafting has been required.