There is a safe way to treat your receding gums and there are several types of dental implant treatments. You might replace only a single tooth that has been broken or removed, two or three teeth, or four or more on the upper jaw, lower jaw or both. Some of these procedures can be “immediate”, meaning you walk away with a new smile that day.
Every surgical procedure carries potential risks. You should always consult with a dental professional prior to treatment. Potential risk factors may vary depending on medical or other conditions of each patient. The possibility of immediate placement and the use of a prosthetic tooth depends on many factors, such as bone presence and quality, dental history, implant location, and availability of the final restoration. Your clinician will fully describe the possible scenarios to you during consultation prior to surgery. Every surgical procedure carries potential risks. Consult your clinician to find out if dental implants are right for you.