Traditionally, the procedure has been performed in
two steps. The dentist began by installing the implant, which was left
for from three to six months to heal and integrate with the jawbone.
During the healing period, the patient was given a temporary prosthesis
until the permanent crown could be put in place.
Today, there is an alternative to the two-step
method that allows you to have the implant installed in one whole piece
in one single session. This new method has simplified the procedure a
lot, both for patients and dentists.
The procedure is chosen depends on several factors,
such as the patient’s dental health, the number of teeth
involved and which teeth are replaced. These factors will also
determine the total number of visits to the dentist throughout the