Dental implants are a fantastic option to replace missing teeth, but many patients are concerned about the lengthy healing period between their implant surgery and the final tooth replacement procedure. Teeth in a Day is a treatment system that lets you enjoy a natural-looking smile with replacement teeth in just one day.
Teeth in a Day and conventional dental implants have several elements in common. Both procedures rely on titanium dental implant posts to provide a strong foundation for replacement teeth. They both create a natural-looking and strong smile that you can count on to deliver exceptional durability and longevity. Our board-certified oral surgeons place the implants for both of these procedures.
However, the Teeth in a Day procedure differs from conventional dental implants in a few important ways. During conventional implant surgery, the base of the titanium post is implanted into the jawbone. From there, patients wait several months for the titanium posts to fuse with the bone.
Only the base of the titanium post is implanted, so there isn’t anything visible above the gumline. This means that patients don’t have to deal with visible titanium posts in their mouths, but they also don’t have any replacement teeth during this time either.
Teeth in a Day lets you walk out of the office with replacement teeth on the day of your implant placement. A temporary restoration is fixed to the dental implants, whether you need a crown, bridge, or All-on-4 treatment. These temporary tooth replacements let you enjoy a full smile during the healing period.
Once the implants are fully healed, the temporary restoration is removed, and permanent replacements are placed. Dental implant treatment plans will be adjusted after healing to ensure the best fit and a natural-looking smile, making the final restoration even better.
While you can receive tooth replacement on the same day of your implant surgery, you will still need to visit us for a consultation so we can plan your treatment. If you are concerned about missing teeth, we will carefully review your situation and evaluate your potential treatment options. Dental implants are a versatile solution, but they are not right for everyone.
We will take X-rays and CT scans to plan your oral surgery and implant procedure. Our team uses the latest equipment and software to plan your treatment with high accuracy to deliver the best long-term results.
Some patients may require bone grafts as part of the implant process. Dental implants rely on natural bone for a foundation, and some people simply don’t have enough bone to support dental implants. Bone grafting surgery involves implanting bone, which naturally integrates into the existing bone structure.
The implant process will then involve surgery to place the implant post or posts, depending on whether you need treatment for individual tooth loss or a full mouth reconstruction. Our team highly recommends Teeth in a Day so that you can have a stunning smile the same day as your implant placement.
Local anesthetic is generally enough to provide comfort during the procedure. Patients with dental anxiety or other concerns may ask for other types of sedation to stay relaxed and calm throughout the treatment process.
Teeth in a Day can let you enjoy a full set of teeth during the recovery period, in contrast to conventional dental implant treatments. While the temporary replacement teeth may not match your natural teeth as well as the final restoration, they will give you a full smile and facilitate eating and speaking during recovery.
We can help you find the right restoration option for your missing teeth. Dental implants, implant-supported dentures, All-on-4, and other options can all provide long-term results.
We will carefully evaluate your needs to determine whether Teeth in a Day or traditional dental implants are the right solution to restore your smile.
Smiles Family Dentistry is here for all of your restorative dentistry needs in South Brunswick Township, Robbinsville Township and Hillsborough Township. Contact our office today and schedule a consultation to find out more about our many available tooth restoration options.