Someone may need dental implants to enhance their speech, appearance or eating abilities, according to WebMD. People usually have dental implants to replace missing teeth. More »

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Dental implant surgery can be painful or uncomfortable, according to Mayo Clinic. There is frequently pain at the implant site, and the gums and face may swell. The gums and surrounding skin may also experience bruising,... More »

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Infection, nerve damage, injury to the structures surrounding the implant and sinus problems are all possible complications of a dental implant, according to the Mayo Clinic. The American Academy of Periodontology define... More »

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Dental implants are generally not covered by most dental insurance plans, according to WebMD. However, there are some exceptions based on the individual insurance policy and the cause of tooth loss necessitating the impl... More »

There is very little discomfort involved when undergoing treatment for dental implants, according to WebMD. Most patients find the procedure, performed under local anesthesia, less painful than a tooth extraction, and tr... More »

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Dental veneers are a good option for improving the appearance of teeth because they look like natural teeth, they resist staining, and they can be made in multiple colors, according to WebMD. Veneers are also well tolera... More »

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Dental implants are necessary to replace missing teeth and are an alternative to a bridge or dentures, according to Mayo Clinic. Dental implants are permanent and are placed into the jawbone of the patient. More »