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Do dental implants hurt?

A common question we hear from patients is, what should they expect from an implant placement procedure? Does the procedure hurt? And how long is the recovery time for dental implants in Huntsville?

woman smiling after getting dental implantsComfortable Dental Implant Placement in Huntsville

You might be surprised to learn that since Dr. King places the dental implant itself into your bone, the procedure does not cause much discomfort. Since your bone doesn't have any nerves, placing the implant is quite comfortable. Many patients even tell us that there is less discomfort with an implant procedure than a tooth extraction.

Recovery time for a tooth implant can take anywhere from four to six months. This is because your implant is actually fusing with your bone during this time and becoming a part of your dental anatomy. This process is called osseointegration, and it creates the stability that supports your new tooth and keeps your jawbone healthy since your implant acts just like a tooth root.

Contact Our Huntsville Dentist Office to Learn More!

At King Dental, we guide you through the process of getting a dental implant from start to finish. This way, you can feel at ease knowing you'll always be working with the dental team you already know and trust.

If you're interested in learning more about tooth implants in Huntsville, AL, contact King Dental today at (256) 880-1884 for more information.

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