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Do you have questions about dental implants? If so, our dentist, Dr. Huang, is more than happy to help you. Knowing all about dental implants can help you ensure that this treatment is right for you and your smile. Today, our dentist is happy to answer commonly asked questions about the restoration. Those questions are:

Q: Why do people choose to replace their teeth with dental implants?
A: Because they can offer natural-looking and natural-feeling results, and they are strong, reliable and dependable restorations.

Q: How long does it take to replace a tooth with a dental implant?
A: If you need a bone graft, which would be the first phase of treatment, the grafting treatment could take three to six months. The second phase, which is the process of placing the implant, typically also takes three to six months. The third phase, which involves creating and placing a dental crown, generally takes about two weeks.

Q: Can a general dentist place a dental implant?
A: Because dental implant treatment is considered an oral surgery, oral surgeons usually perform the treatment. However, dentists and oral surgeons can work together to place the implant.

Q: How do I know if a dental implant is right for me?
A: If you have a missing tooth, have a strong jawbone, are in good oral health, desire a sturdy tooth and a want for a natural-looking result, a dental implant may be for you.

If you have any questions that weren’t included in this blog or if you would like to know more about dental implants in Federal Way, Washington, please contact Art of the Smiles at your earliest convenience. When you dial 253-839-4048, our dental team will be more than happy to help you.