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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs): Dental Implants

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At Norco Family Dental, we understand how important your questions are. Not only do we want to hear them, we encourage them! When you as a patient feel comfortable asking what's on your mind, everyone benefits. You feel better when you understand the treatment we are completing, and we are able to provide you the best care.

While each patient has individual questions and concerns, there are many common ones that can be pertinent to most. If you can’t find answers to your questions here, please feel free to contact us at (970) 356-5277 so that we can help!

Dental Implants

The answer to this question is - yes. With that said, the only time you would want or need to remove your tooth implant is if it has failed.

Some indications of a failing dental implant are:

  • Intense pain or discomfort
  • An implant tooth that feels loose or shifts during chewing
  • Gums or soft tissues swelling around the implant tooth
  • Problems or pain when biting or chewing
  • Recession of the gums around the implant

Removing Dental Implants in the 80634 Area

Diagram of a dental implant | Dentist Greeley CODental implants in Greeley, CO are a highly successful treatment with a 95 percent success rate. However, in the rare case of an infection or your bone being unable to integrate with your implant, we can remove it.

Dr. Stewart and Dr. Buffington spend a lot of time with our patients prior to implant treatment, ensuring that they are good candidates for the procedure. They do this by taking x-rays to measure and confirm adequate bone levels and by performing a thorough examination to ensure good dental health as well as general health. Taking these measures helps our patients have successful outcomes, and also a comfortable and efficient experience throughout their implant treatment.

If you should need an implant removed due to failure, our Greeley dentists work closely with you to determine alternative options for restoring your lost tooth. Our goal is to maintain both your dental health and your beautiful smile.

If you have questions about your implant or if you would like to learn more about implant dentistry in Greeley, CO, please contact your team at Norco Dental today for more information.

Diagram of dental implantIf you are worried about the placement of an upcoming dental implant, you are not alone! Many people have some degree of anxiety about visiting the dentist, and it is completely normal to feel uncertainty about a new procedure. At Norco Family Dental, we offer high-quality dental implants in Greeley, CO — and we want our patients to feel at ease during every appointment. 

Comfortable Dental Implant Procedure

There are a number of things you can do to make the placement of your dental implant(s) a more comfortable experience. Many of our patients choose to bring their cell phone and a pair of headphones to the appointment to help them relax and to drown out any noises that might increase anxiety. Other patients prefer to watch a movie during the procedure. If darkness typically helps you to relax, another option is to bring an eye mask to wear. We have even had patients use blankets and pillows while dental implants are being placed! Our goal is for you to be as calm and worry-free as possible from start to finish, so we encourage you to use a variety of different soothing methods or “creature comforts” that will help you feel more at home.

Contact Our 80634 Dental Office

If at any time during your dental implant placement there is something our staff can do to make your visit more enjoyable, do not hesitate to ask! 

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