How Long Does it Take for Dental Implants to Heal?

Our South Jersey Oral Surgeons at Lanzi Burke Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons Regularly Perform Dental Implant Surgery

Patients considering dental implants may want to know how long the healing process will take. A dental implant is a small screw that acts as a substitute tooth root. This provides a stable foundation for single-tooth crowns, bridges, or dentures. Every patient is unique, and recovery time depends on several factors, including the patient’s general state of health, quality of bone tissue, and quantity of bone tissue. However, generally speaking, most patients have an initial recovery period of two weeks[…] Read More

Can I Swap My Dentures for Dental Implants?

South Jersey Oral Surgeons at Lanzi Burke Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons Replace Patients’ Dentures With Dental Implants

Dental implants are embedded directly into the jawbone to serve as an artificial tooth root in which the artificial teeth are attached. After installation, the implant material fuses together with the surrounding tissue of the jawbone, anchoring the implant portion permanently in most cases. Dental implants are made up of three parts: Dental implants can be used to replace a single, multiple, or the full mouth of teeth, making them an ideal solution to replace traditional dentures. Why Are Dental[…] Read More

How Does 3D Imaging Technology Help Oral Surgeons?

3D Imaging Technology Help Oral Surgeons.

Three-dimensional imaging systems allow oral and maxillofacial practices to provide a whole new level of care for their patients. This state-of-the-art technology offers doctors the ability to diagnose oral health conditions and potential issues with more accuracy than ever before. The use of 3D imaging is not a new technology for many fields, however, advances in applications and accessibility is allowing 3D imaging to be utilized in a number of new industries. For fields requiring high levels of accuracy, such[…] Read More

How Do I Maintain My Dental Implants?

South Jersey Oral Surgeons at Lanzi Burke Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons Repair Patients’ Teeth With Dental Implants.

Dental implants offer a durable alternative to replace missing or damaged teeth. Implants are secured to the jaw bones and allow you to chew normally, speak more naturally, and require much less maintenance than dentures. Taking care of your implants after you receive them is vitally important to your oral health, and the life of your implants and begins as soon as your procedure is over. To care for your implants immediately after your procedure, you should: Once you have[…] Read More

Oral Surgery Does Not Have to Be Scary

South Jersey Oral Surgeons at Lanzi Burke Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons Help Patients Become More Comfortable Before, During, and After Oral Surgery.

Feeling fear and anxiety upon visiting the oral surgeon for any procedure, such as wisdom tooth removal or getting a dental implant, is a nearly universal human experience. Patients commonly feel anxiety over the potential pain and recovery of oral surgery, usually stemming from a lack of knowledge and what to expect. However, there are steps you can take to help alleviate any concerns or fears for your upcoming surgery, such as: Through the advancement of technology, oral surgery is[…] Read More

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