Some readers may be getting quite excited over the prospects. They may already have learned that the placing of dental implants could be done on a same-day basis, in a similar timeframe as may have been the case as the pulling of a tooth and the placing of a partial denture. But in all honesty, the dental implant procedure in Baton Rouge is not as straightforward as that. And before you shoot the messenger, please note that this short intro is based on what dental practitioners have already said.
The procedure can begin long before you even encounter any typical challenges associated with natural or expected tooth and gum decay as a result of age-related degradations. It is quite possibly the best time to be talking about having dental implants placed. The advanced diagnostic equipment that the qualified dentist has at his disposal now allows him to project the condition of your dental and oral structures long before they begin to deteriorate as a result of natural ageing. Dental imaging is digital.
And it is of course a lot safer than the traditional dental X Ray, given that there is no exposure to radiation. Not that that should be at issue because it is believed that the exposure to radiation is rather minimal in comparison to what you may be exposed to during everyday life. After the thorough and accurate exams are complete, the dentist can then proceed with planning and preparations. Interested patients may well wish to brace themselves for what may come. It is said that of the most advanced procedures being utilised could take up to two years to complete in full.
But the wait is well worth the while, given the long-term benefits that are about to be enjoyed.