Dental implants require one or several surgical procedures. That's why you must have a careful evaluation in preparation for the process. Get to know in what way you will be prepared for dental implant surgery.

Dental Implantation Preparation

Dental Implantation Preparation
dental_consultationDental implants require one or several surgical procedures. That’s why you must have a careful evaluation in preparation for the process.

For a start, you have to undergo a thorough dental examination. It will include taking dental X-rays and making models of your mouth. Besides, you should talk to your doctor about any medical conditions you have and any medicines you take, including prescriptions, over-the-counter medicines or supplements.

In case you have certain heart conditions or vascular or orthopedic implants, your doctor may prescribe antibiotics before surgery procedure to help avoid infection.

Every treatment plan is created to each individual’s situation. This plan takes into consideration how many teeth must be replaced and the condition of your jawbone. Such planning process may involve a variety of dental specialists, including:

- An oral and maxillofacial surgeon is a doctor who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of injuries, diseases and other problems of the mouth, jaw and face.

- A periodontist is a dentist who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of the structures that support the teeth.

- A prosthodontist is a dentist who specializes in making and fitting artificial replacements for missing or defective teeth.