Frequently Asked Questions

Below are some of the most frequently asked questions. If you have additional questions please contact your dental professional.

Only a licensed dental professional can properly diagnose the quality and quantity of bone that is available and required for implant therapy.  Your dental professional may recommend bone augmentation procedures that can be very successful in treating patients with bone loss.

A current CT scan will be required for evaluation. Consult with your licensed dental professional regarding the use of data collected and provided by other professionals.

Every patient is unique.  Your dental professional will be able to estimate the length of your treatment only after evaluating your clinical situation and required procedures.

Your dental team will do everything possible to make you comfortable during the procedure minimize any discomfort post-surgery.

Smoking is not recommended. Consult your dental professional regarding the consequences of smoking on your oral health.

Your dental professional will be able to give you a cost estimate after examining you and determining the solution that’s best suited to your unique needs.

Please speak with your dental professional to find out what financing options they recommend.

Insurance coverage can be determined based on your unique treatment plan. Please speak with your dental professional to obtain a treatment recommendation.

Your dental professional will determine the number of implants required after evaluating your clinical situation.

Implants are designed to last for many years. Following your dental professional’s instructions for home care and maintenance is critical to keeping your mouth healthy, even after replacing your teeth with implants.

Following your dental professional’s instructions for home care and maintenance is critical to ensure your Straumann® ProArch solution lasts a long time.

Your dental hygienist can provide cleaning instructions for your new smile.  Your regimen will include brushing, specialty flosses, and in many cases, a water irrigation device that should be used daily.

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