Why dental implants hurt! – Dentist explains…..

Why dental implants hurt! – Dentist explains…..

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– Why do implants hurt? Why would an implant hurt? What makes it a painful process? And I think that’s
probably one of the things most people think about
when they’re contemplating if I’m gonna replace a missing
tooth with an implant is, you know what, having a
screw drilled into my head, not into that, so not
gonna get an implant. So they go without a tooth
there, because the fear of the pain, that’s part of it. Another part might be that
you’re not aware of the damage that’s caused when you don’t have a tooth where you used to have one. Obviously, there’s going
to be some shifting, and then there’s going to have, so the tooth behind will shift forward, and the tooth above will shift down, so those are the two
main things that happens when you are missing a tooth. The other thing that might
occur when you’re missing a tooth would be the imbalance. So I relate it to a vehicle. If you had an 18-wheeler
truck going down the highway, and I took away a couple
of the the wheels, it would still get down
the highway just fine as long as they’re obviously
not the front two that steer, but if I took them away,
it would still be able to transfer the load. Now if you take that same
vehicle and fast forward 10, 20 years without having that balance, there’s gonna be a lot of problems. Abnormal wear, and damage to
the structure of the vehicle, our mouth is no different. So if we’re missing
teeth, there’s gonna be a real concern, a real
issue with the balance and health of our existing teeth. So, there’s kind of the
case for why you would want to replace a missing tooth. So they’re kind of holding off
on maybe getting an implant because of fear, or you’re
not fully understanding some of the consequences
of missing a tooth. We’ll also show how I can
help you significantly here at Innovative
Dental to avoid the pain commonly associated with
an implant procedure. So to help explain that, when
you typically are placing an implant, you would be placing it with a free-hand approach,
where you’re visualizing the tissue, and you’re
gonna place the implant with just vision and feel, and when you do that, you’re
gonna have to obviously be able to see what you’re
placing your implant into. So the dentist, oral
surgeon, periodontist, whoever’s placing that implant
is going to make an incision on the ridge of your
bone, and they’re gonna reflect back the tissue. When they reflect that
tissue away from your bone, now that tissue obviously has to re-heal back to the bone. That is why the post-op
discomfort and pain from an implant might be so severe. It’s why you might want
to have a procedure where you’re sedated, you’re put under, because it’s gonna be a longer process, it’s gonna be more invasive,
and then the recovery is more painful. So Innovative Dental
prides ourself on using the latest technology and
techniques to help avoid these things that are
really keeping people from experiencing the benefit
of modern-day dentistry. So, and obviously replacing
the tooth and getting healthy. So this piece of technology right here, pretty slick, right, you can
put your head in the middle of this, and it rotates around. You may have seen something
like that at your dentist, and maybe your dentist does have this, but most don’t, that
device might be called a panoramic x-ray. It really just takes a
two-dimensional picture of your jaw. This is a three-dimensional image, so much like a CAT scan that you might get at a medical facility, this
can take a one-pass image and get a 3D image of your jaw. The 3D image that we can
get with this machine is allowing us to visualize the bone. And now that we can visualize the bone, there’s no need for that incision. No need for the incision
means next to no bleeding during the procedure. We literally make a small,
little tissue punch, something similar to a three-ring binder, so if you’ve ever seen one
of those, a little punch like that, it’s about that big, and it’s about that small, and it works perfectly at giving us access to place the implant. Since we already know
what the bone looks like, we can use a guide to place that implant exactly where we want it
with precision, safety, it’s very quick, and it’s painless, and you’re gonna be like,
painless, come on man, you can’t place an implant painless. Well, if you may or may
not even need Tylenol that evening, I would
consider that painless. And for most of our patients,
almost all of our patients, that is what they will
explain as their experience. After doing over 450
implants, I can tell you with certainty that
our patients experience next to no discomfort, post-op pain, because of this process of
guided implant placement. So hopefully this was useful. Implants can hurt, but they don’t have to here at Innovative Dental. Well I hope this video was useful, and helps you understand
how we can help you with your smile and take
away the pain often thought and associated with getting an implant. If you’d like to see
more of what we are about here at Innovative Dental,
please give us a call at 417-889-4746. You can also go to our
website at idspringfield.com. We would love to communicate with you on our Facebook or YouTube page. You can leave a comment,
we like to hear more about if this is helpful, or
what other interests you might have about
some more video topics that might help you understand dentistry. And be sure to like and share
this so that more people can be educated on what would help them with maybe a missing tooth and an implant provided by computer-guided
implants at Innovative Dental.

100 thoughts on “Why dental implants hurt! – Dentist explains…..”

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  2. I had major dental surgery last Tuesday. I was placed with bone graft and 2 implants with only anesthetic. I had that device!! Hehe I laughed because there was spa music playing in the background. Thanks for posting this useful video 🦷❤

  3. 1:15 I get the analogy but 15 years is absurd for tires let alone semi tires. (Due to driving)

    If anyone is wondering, the actual process isnt that bad. The hardest part was keeping my jaw open that much…(several times a bite block wouldnt cut it) id def do it on a day off.its the next day now and my jaw is sore to the touch but take the meds as listed and you should be ok.

  4. Dude youre still drilling into bone. During the process yesterday the drill was painless. But to say you have no post op pain….I call bullshit. Have YOU ever had one?

  5. Hi, I appreciate your videos and what you are doing! I wanted to ask you what can I do if I extracted a tooth 2ys ago and didn’t put an implant. Is it too late to go to a orthodont to see how can I make some space there and put one now?
    Keep up the good work!

  6. Maybe .. but the coast probably is triple no thanks.. going to do the Mexico is better … America sucks only they care about money

  7. I've had three teeth extracted and tomorrow I have to have another extracted. (Drug addiction). I have the fear of God because the past few dentists have been dicks. Pulling and popping and twisting and just hell. It's like being tortured. Any tips? I'll be fully conscious. No pain meds either because I'm on Suboxone.

  8. Reason number one cost, reason number two price, reason number three ridiculously expensive, reason number four unaffordable, reason number five a kings ransom, reason number six please see reasons 1 thru 5… however that being said I would fly, drive or walk to have this dude help me out…I’m down 3 due to being cursed , even though I don’t smoke and take care of my teeth I’m still getting failed root canals. Some people are meant to suffer I guess 🤷‍♂️

  9. What’s your field of profession? I had my implants and bone graft done through an oral surgeon and he was amazing!! Finally recovered and I go back for another follow up and wait for 4-6 month to place a bridge on my 27, and two crowns on my 26, and 25. I seriously can’t wait!!! Most people complain of the cost. But they don’t even see eye to eye for a brand new car or a house. My heath and beautiful smile is 1 top priority. I’ve worked two jobs to afford all my dental work. And I spent well over $40,000.

  10. My oral surgeon is going to be using a surgical guide for implant placement on tooth 7. He says he will close the gum over the implant completely for 4 months until a zirconia abutment can be placed. I'm so worried because this is in the front, and I am in school at the moment to become an RDH. I need reassurance 🙁

  11. Are root cannal bad for our health? I got one and now im seeing so many videos on how bad root cannals are. 😭

  12. It wasnt my implants that hurt. It was the feeling coming back to my mouth that hurt. It takes so much to deaden my mouth that when the feeling came back the whole roof of my mouth hurt severely. It was so bad.

  13. It depends on your pain level I had one done and it did not hurt at all and I was awake the whole time

  14. I use to be obese and destroyed my mouth from fast food and coca cola and didn't brush because of depression I'm skinny now and want a second chance at life :(.. I really need resources I feel bad that I decided to choose food to ease my pain because I had no friends I relate to you so much at my highest I was approaching 300 lbs now I'm 158 lbs.. this is so hard, I just want a second chance ❤.. It's just so hard.. I self medicated with food for years.

  15. WOW! After watching a series of your videos explaining your innovative procedures and hi tech equipment, I am sorely wishing that you were located in my sate of Oregon. I would have you as my dentist for LIFE! You are so informative and I can tell that you take great care when it comes to your customers concerns and their comfort!

  16. I'm getting 3 implants this month to replace 3 front teeth I knocked out in a bmx bike crash. I'm 21 years old and I'm pretty nervous. I've been wearing a Hawley retainer with 3 fake teeth attached to it in the meantime. How soon can I wear my retainer after my surgery because I hate not wearing it

  17. Thank you dt. İm dentist student and i learn a lot of thing by your videos! Thanks a lot again

  18. What a bunch of shit. I had state of the art equipment used in my case. They extracted ALL of my teeth and replaced them with 20 implants. Ten on top and ten on bottom. Procedure called all on ten in my case. Then they will make 8 sets of three teethed bridges that will be attached to my implants. Cost $220.000.00. OUT OF POCKET. Insuarance will not cover it. And yes for the most part it’s not that bad but a couple of spots hurt still like a mother fucker and Tylenol will not cut the pain. The reason I had to have to go this route is because I have a total TM Joint replacement and that restricts me from being able to open my mouth wide and properly chew food. Dentures will not work because of my jaw situation which requires stability. Hence my implant surgery lasted 10 hours straight. It’s been a week and a half and my mouth still fucking hurts!!!!! So getting one or two implants is not painful of course. But getting 20!! of them at once makes you feel like you have been run over by a fucking truck!!!!!

  19. It’s about time for clinicians to learn how to communicate with patients not only about the procedure itself, because people go dental offices after browsing on the web and getting a lot of misinformation. Clinicians should protect their patients by explaining to them what makes the difference between a quality treatment and a quality medical device and a cheap package…

  20. Perfect white teeth aren't natural. It's a myth that has been created in order to justify charging the prices they do. It's worked too. Society now believes that is the standard and don't want to be seen as unhygenic, disgusting or different so will pay the cost to have the work done. I get it, it's a confidence thing. A decade or two ago nobody really gave a shit.

  21. My only hurt after the first hour or so but 800mg of Ibuprofen handled that. Then 800mg twice the second day. Then 400mg twice the third day and 400mg twice the fourth day (and I really need the last 400mg). I also had two different teeth removed and one was infected. Then numbing agent was more annoying than the pain.

  22. We need less regulations, cheaper cost. It’s way to expensive for the procedure being done trough out the implant industry. All on 4 is the least expensive . Still way to high priced, try South Dakota good state low over head.

  23. Great my dentist told me I will be needing this probably when I get my braces off cusse I have soft teeth and it’s basically I can get cavities and tooth decay easily and my mom and aunts teeth are all fake..and so yay alteast I will be missing some school..but this won’t be penalties ankther 2 years

  24. Just had an implant and and two extractions yesterday. It's really not so bad! Still hurts a bit but I've only taken two 200mg Advil over the past 24 hours.

  25. Most useless fucking video ever, that tech…. never fuckin seen it in my life. The cost, literally the reason why people don't get implants, and he pretends like he doesn't know, says "maybe its because they don't know how it messes up your teeth" mother fucker, are you stoopih, of course people know itl fuck their teeth up, no one needs a stupid inaccurate truck metaphor. If you remove a tire from a 16 wheel truck, the axels, or something will break, even an explosion, or nothing at all, and the problems would take hours or weeks, cus that shit happens sometimes. Could just used the fuckn, if I lost a leg, my body wouldn't change too much at first, but after a while that side will get weaker example

  26. hi , i live in belgium , and watch ur vids as they r very informative, open friendly and genuine
    I was afraid of dentists when i was young , a the needle freaked me out , my mom pushed me to see a dentist but i did not go to scared.
    as a result i had caries at the front and had to see a dentist anyhow .
    unfortunately it was the old generation dentists talking 35 years back .
    redone my front teeth about 12 years ago , but my dentist made a wrong prognosis and i ended up with a broken root.
    as a result that she had to pull the tooth .
    she promised to pay for one tooth as she made a wrong prognosis , but replaced the teeth with a cheap denture made by her brother
    who is a denture maker.
    they do not fit , they look ugly …etc
    so to make a story short ….. i wish i could turn back time and be not afraid.
    have to add that dentists now look more familiar as back then it felt like going to a butcher , metallic interior huge needles in a glass drawer etc..
    thx for being so informative , and wish i could win a makeover , but hey …. belgium is far off no …..

  27. Wouldn't hurt if fibre optic.implants but for some reason dental care is indexed in poverty, so the poor get metal screws into their head, fibre optic implants are reserved for high price paying people.
    Bad business how dentistry is run on budgets as that, cursed system does bad business in the most sensitive way it might dare be suggested.

    Nasty failing system, founded in mean tactics and kick down at the poor.
    (2019 UK)
    Maybe times change, wouldn't hold my breath waiting.

  28. Today I had five teeth extracted, eight implants placed with bone graft as well as a sinus lift on both sides of my mouth. Absolutely no pain tonight, prescription strength ibuprofen and a steroid is all I have needed! Wish I would have done this years ago!

  29. Lol this is bullshit. The reason why people dont get implants has nothing to do with fear or ignorance. People dont get them because they simply cannot afford it. Any sane person would love to have their missing teeth replaced, no one in the right mind would say nah ill be right with missing teeth thanks.

  30. I am seeing an ad on facebook saying seniors can get implants cheaper these days. Is this true or to good to be true. If they could get this precedure where even poor people under fixed incomes, some under 1000 a month could benifit, it would make smiles again even in poverty level areas. Will this happen in my rest of lifetime? Im 68 and on the lower fixed income scale…

  31. Is there any type of sensation after implants are fully healed?
    I am missing some teeth, but thought about getting all my teeth removed and all implants because I don't want anymore pain in my teeth

  32. Im n so much pain i have bad teeth missin teeth & crack teeth.. I been n pain for 10 years now.. I only got 1tooth pulled out ever..im Tryin to keep the teeth i have left.. I need this so bad i need my life back. I hope everyone here gets new teeth.. I wish i can help everyone god bless u all 🙏

  33. I would get implants in the spots where I have 3 missing teeth..but the ONLY reason holding me back is the COST!!!! 🙁

  34. I would like to report I got my crown yesterday after they messed up 2 times and now it is almost perfect but is a bit too long so it hits my bottom tooth but I don’t know if I should get it redone or if they can shave the edges a tinnie bit

  35. Hi Dr O I do have a question to ask regarding 2nd stage dental implant surgery. After uncovering the buried implant, how long would it take to make a crown to be fitted onto the abutment?

  36. You said to leave a comment – The trouble is that the average person cannot afford these why are they so so expensive? @InnovativeDentalofSpringfield

  37. I wish doctors would give their patients this information my dentist doesn’t. This is what I need! A smile is very important to a person face and I need to have my teeth.

  38. I just had two molars out number 30 and 31 they were both infected and ive had had root canals on both didnt want to bother with another root canal. I got charged 5k for both extractions, bone graft, and implant with crown and abutment(the whole procedure). Its pricey and a long process but i think it will be worth it at the end. Im in so much pain its been like 8 hours. I dont want to take norco but i feel like i have to tylenol didnt do crap.

  39. I’m getting a single front tooth implant next week. Surgery alone will cost me 2000 but I don’t have to pay it all at once it is a process so you pay as you get the work done step by step.It’s usually around three-six month process of waiting for your mouth to heal before you can get the actual implant put in. So far I have payed 150 for my single tooth denture to wear after my surgery and for the first part of surgery where they will be removing my tooth, I will be paying right around 400. It’s when I go back in 3-6 months to get the implant in my mouth I will be paying around 1500+crown which can be around 300. Some people keep their denture in until they can afford the rest of the surgery.

  40. Hi,
    I am 22 years old. In 2013 I got a root canal done on my back tooth. In this year it has gotten infected two times and has caused me so much pain. I would rather have them remove it. I want to know about how long I should wait to get an implant to where my teeth would not shift so much that I would need to get other procedures done.

  41. Within ten years the stem cell technology will be growing new teeth. That's the most revolutionary jump in dentistry. For five zirconium dental implants US estimate $60,000 Costa Rica $10,000 lifetime warranty . The waiting rooms in Costa Rica was packed with Americans and few Canadians. For the crown part I decided to just have my regular dentist do the crowns, which cancelled out the lifetime warranty

  42. Here’s why I pass on a implant… COST ..WTF is this guy talking about!!! $2,500 for 1 implant after insurance coverage…Lol WTF this guy is out of touch with the average Americans financial situation.

  43. I was quoted a price of 1,800 for one implant by Midwestern University in Downers Grove.. I'm guessing that's a deal compared to others..

  44. I hope you are true. While there is no way I can afford implants I must say that if any dentist is truly concerned for your dental experience and truly wants to keep you out of pain use him and try him out. I went to a dentist today and had 14 teeth pulled. The dentist was an animal. I have never felt so much pain at a dentist. He told me if it hurts raise your left hand. So when it hurt I did. He gave it another shot and went right back at the same spot before it even worked. On one tooth I had to tell him 3 times to stop and let it work. Now it's all said and done I got home and looked in the mirror to see one tooth that was to be pulled still in and one that was supposed to be left for filling after all this heals was pulled. Dentist days it was due to a miscount on the tooth. Did not really look at it just counted the number it was supposed to be and pulled it. Full of apologies now. Along with all the other problems I had with this dentist I doubt if I will ever go to a dentist again. At my age I will do as best I can from now on but no dentist. The actual dentist that did all the pulls will not talk to me and tell me how he pulled the wrong tooth. Only the office girls. Trying to make it out like it is not a big mistake. Well you can not put it back so yes it is a big deal. Just office staff saying sorry

  45. Oh god what I would give to be able to smile Agian 😩 I'm currently working 3 part time jobs and looking after my 2 young children trying to save for some implants 💔 I pray every night I will get there one day

  46. I just had the procedure done 3 days ago and it was fast and I was under local anesthesia. I didn't feel any pain at all the afterwards.

  47. awesome explanation.. i just did a dental implant two days ago and i was wondering why post op wasnt painful at all.. this is some great stuff..

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