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Dental Implants in Half Moon Bay Area

At Peninsula Dental Implant Center, our team of professionals is dedicated to assisting patients in Half Moon Bay, California, with access to state-of-the-art and modern solutions for their smiles. This includes offering the placement and restoration of dental implants. These implants are placed during an oral surgery procedure, which many patients have questions about. Let’s look at some of the frequently asked questions about this oral surgery procedure to clarify the process and help put patients at ease about their upcoming appointments.

Placing dental implants is a process that needs to be done precisely to ensure proper placement and longevity. When you schedule your dental implant surgical procedure at Peninsula Dental Implant Center of San Carlos, California, Dr. Shivani Gupta and her team will provide you with a custom-tailored treatment plan specific to your needs, including the number of implants needed and how long the procedure may take.

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How long does the implant procedure take?

Implant surgery typically takes up to two hours per implant. However, this time frame might vary depending on several specific factors, including the complexity of your case and whether any additional procedures are necessary before or during the implant placement. Our team will thoroughly evaluate your unique case and provide an estimated time frame for the procedure during your consultation.

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Will I experience any pain during the surgery?

Most patients do not experience any significant pain or discomfort during the implant placement surgery. The area is numbed using a local anesthetic, and some may opt to receive IV sedation to help them relax during the procedure. Afterward, patients are prescribed pain management medications to alleviate any discomfort that can occur in the following days.

Do I need dental implants for my smile?

Dental implants continue to be a reliable and effective way of addressing the loss of one or more teeth in the smile. If you have been considering implants and other methods of replacing teeth that are lost or extracted, we welcome you to connect with Dr. Shivani Gupta and her dedicated team at Peninsula Dental Implant Center.

The office is conveniently located at 1201 St. Francis Way in San Carlos, CA, and can be reached by telephone at (650) 232-7650 to request a consultation.

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