The surgical procedure of implant placement in Orlando, Florida, can allot about 30-60 minutes for one and only 2 to 3 hours for multiple implants. Each patient’s case is individual, and therefore, so are their required number of visits and time for implants at Orlando Periodontics & Implants. Antibiotics and anesthesia options are discussed in pre-operative appointments and aimed to guarantee your maximum comfort. A small incision to the gum tissue reveals the bone, and after creating space using special instruments, the surgeon precisely places the titanium implant.

The healing process varies with each patient in congruence with the number of implants placed. The quality and quantity of the person’s bone will determine the most applicable follow-up care and timing. You will have anywhere from 1-4 follow-up appointments with Dr. Michael H. Connor to track your individual healing and learn more about the restorative stage of implant placement. Your dentist will complete the restoration by fitting the replacement tooth (crown) to the dental implant.

The implants can be placed months after the tooth is extracted, or immediately after, depending on the assigned treatment plan. Implants placed immediately may involve a little more risk, but it simplifies the process, as you will not have to wait for another appointment to place the implant. A bone graft or other techniques may be recommended to ensure the implant will be adequately supported when it is placed in the jaw. Please call 407-277-3300 to talk with our periodontist and learn more.