Dental implant pain is probably one of the first things you’ll be aware of once the effects of your anaesthetic have worn off, and your mouth is no longer feeling numb. It’s only natural for there to be a dull ache where the implant is sitting and for it to feel tender and sore around the implant site.
Anyone with a missing space really should consider dental bridge vs implant pros and cons, but which should you choose? Here are some questions you should be asking yourself that may just sway your decision and point you in the right direction.
Not so many years ago the only method of tooth replacement would have been dentures but nowadays your dentist is more likely to suggest dental implants. This is a procedure that involves surgically placing a metal post or screw into the jawbone to act as a support for a false tooth or teeth. While dental implants are commonly referred to as the gold standard in dentistry, there is a downside which many people find hard to swallow and that’s the cost.