Questions You Should Ask Before Getting A Dental Implant

Anytime you are considering an implant surgery to replace missing teeth, you should take the time to gather the facts so that you have a clear understanding of the procedure, your options, and any potential risks.

You should also feel comfortable with the dental team who is treating you. Perfect Smile Cosmetic Dentists are all highly qualified and experienced in cosmetic dentistry procedures.

For these reasons, we created the following comprehensive list of questions so that you can obtain the answers you need to help you feel at ease prior to treatment.

Questions to Ask

  • Am I a good candidate for dental implants?
  • What do I need to do before the implants?
  • What is the success rate for dental implants?
  • How long have you been placing implants and how many do you place each year?
  • Can you show me some before and after photos that illustrate your work?
  • What are the risks, benefits and alternatives to dental implants?
  • Are dental implants ever rejected?
  • How do you assess whether I have enough bone to anchor dental implants?
  • Can you tell me about the surgical procedure for implant placement?
  • How long will the entire process take from my first appointment until I have my implant(s) and crown(s) in place?
  • Do I have to go without teeth while my implants are healing?
  • What type of anesthesia will you use during my implant surgery?
  • What can I expect in the hours and days following my implant surgery?
  • How long will it take my implants to heal?
  • How long can I expect my implants to last?
  • Will there be any maintenance required with my implant(s)?
  • How much will dental implant(s) cost?
  • Will my insurance cover all or a portion of the cost?

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Dental Implants are popular as ever with patients and are showing no signs of regressing as more people become aware of its many benefits.

It is also a treatment solution that remains popular with the dental profession too.

How long will your implant last? Find out here.

This is because of the many scientific advances cosmetic dentists see in its use and applications.


The Perfect Smile Studios are dedicated to providing first-class dental care to patients in Hertfordshire and London.

These are the most recent questions our patients have asked. Please feel free to contact us if require further information.

Can you get cosmetic dentistry on the NHS? Unfortunately, the treatments available on the National Health Service (NHS) are aimed at preserving the teeth and their functioning only.