Are same-day dental implants functional?

teeth, health, smile, dentistPeople with missing teeth require dental implants to have a fully functioning mouth. However, with busy schedules, we often don’t have time for multiple dental appointments. Finally, it’s possible to get dental implants installed in just one day.

Key takeaways:

– You must have healthy gums and a strong jawbone to qualify for a dental implant.

– Same-day implants still require x-rays, and the dentist must ensure that the dental implant fuses with your bone.

– You can receive a same-day temporary crown through a 3D CT scan technology.

Make an appointment with your dentist to determine if you’re a good candidate for a dental implant.

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Matthew Houlton BDS(Sheffield) MFGDP(UK)

I’m Matthew Houlton, principal dentist and practice owner of Manor House Dental Practice.

Qualified from Sheffield dental hospital in 1993.

Post graduate training with Paul Tipton (Specialist Prosthodontist) from 2005-2007.

Diploma for Membership of the Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) 2007.

Special interest in Orthodontics.

Yorkshire Deanary Fixed Appliance Training Scheme 2002-2004.

I have worked at York Hospital’s orthodontic department one session a week since 2009.

Member of the British Society of Occlusal Studies (the study of temporomandibular disorder).

I have two children, who keep me busy when I am not at the practice. I take a keen interest in and teach Aikido, a martial art, to keep a healthy mind and body.