Are you planning to replace missing teeth or loose dentures with dental implants? Singapore patients who decide to go with implant-based dental restorations are typically very pleased with the end result. However, the means of getting to those results – the dental implant process – may seem a bit intimidating for patients who haven't had previous experience with it. One of the more frequent questions Singapore oral surgeons hear concerning that process is what they can expect in the post-operative phase, after their dental implant placement procedure. Here, we'll go over the details of the post-operative period for the average patient.
Getting Home After Surgery
The first thing you should know is that your implant placement surgery will be done under anesthesia. Most common IV sedation along with a local numbing agent, a combination that offers a comfortable, pain-free experience. If you have IV sedation, you'll need to be sure you have a means of getting home after your procedure. Sedatives used in IV sedation can impair reflexes and depth perception for several hours, making driving unsafe.Read More