Do Dental Implants Hurt?
At Maria Kim, DMD, we place dental implants all the time, and our patients are so happy with the results!
Dental implants require a few visits and pain or discomfort is minimal.
Most of our patients, in fact, describe the discomfort as being similar to any dental procedure—mild swelling and soreness for a few days. This is usually manageable with over-the-counter medications like Ibuprofen of Tylenol.
Our dentist will give you aftercare instructions, which include the best pain medications and other helpful at home options. Do not take any medication without consulting our dentist following implants.
Dental Implant Steps
After you’ve been assessed and our dentist decides you’re a good candidate for implants, we will ...