FAQ's

dental implant

Is the procedure painful?

No, it is done under local anesthesia.

Will there be pain after the procedure?

The discomfort after the procedure is minimal. The doctor will prescribe medication to alleviate any pain.

Are there any medications to be taken before the procedure?

The doctor may prescribe.

Will I be able to return to work after surgery?

Yes.

How long does the procedure take?

Surgery time will vary greatly depending on the number of dental implants. Around an hour depending on the number of implants and any additional procedures.

What can I eat after the implants have been placed?

The dentist will give a diet recommendation for the next few days. Mostly soft foods are advised.

How long does the healing and replacement of new teeth take?

Around 3 - 6 months depending on the treatment plan.

Do implants need special care?

They need the same amount of caring as natural teeth. Regular brushing and flossing and dental check-ups are required for long term health and success.

What is the cost of Implants?

For a limited time we are offering dental implant surgery for only $1690. This is for single surgery. And the implant consultation is completely FREE. But these offers are only for a limited time, so call our office now - 925 679 3333.

Does Insurance cover implants?

Like most elective procedures, dental implants are not covered by most dental insurance plans. We have payment plan options. Also we are seeing a trend where slowly but surely the insurance companies are realizing the importance of implants and following that many are changing their plans to accommodate implants. So you never know, check with us to find out. 925 679 3333.

Why should we choose Pristine Dental as compared to others?

Dr. Patel is a fellow of the highly acclaimed ICOI ( International Congress of Oral Implantologists ). He has undergone intensive 4 year training in UK as an Oral and MaxiloFacial Surgeon. He holds the prestigious FDSRCS - Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh UK. Not only that, he also has a Masters in Prosthodontics, which enables him to make the perfect fitting crowns, bridges and dentures which are necessary for the final result of the implants. He has 18 years of experience in the dental field. Plus our state of the art facility at Pristine Dental is fully equipped with the latest surgical advancements to take care of dental implant surgical procedures. Also since Dr. Patel has a surgical background, he has taken utmost care to see that the normal dental chair ( operatory ) used for other dental procedures is transformed into a sterile surgical environment before doing any surgical procedures. The growing number of complex implant cases being handled by Dr. Patel is a testimony to his expertise in this field. And last but not the least Pristine Dental Care staff is committed to the overall well-being of whomsoever walks into our facility. You will feel being taken care of as soon as you step in. So come and feel the difference that genuine caring brings. Dr. Patel has always held high ideals in medical care and always places patient well-being in front of anything else.



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