Dental implants are considered to be the best options to replace missing or damaged teeth.
Depending on where it was placed, discomfort can also be felt in the chin, cheeks, or underneath the eyes. Sometimes, Overall, patients report that the results are well worth the process.
How long does a patient have discomfort after dental implants?
On average, a patient may feel discomfort in the treated area, face, and jaw for at least ten days. Patients may expect some swelling but the dentist may give antibiotics and painkillers to treat pain and swelling. Swelling and pain start to decrease from the third day after the procedure.
Within 14 days, the patient may have no pain and the implant may finally be healing nicely. If the pain and swelling are still present on the 14th day, a patient may need to visit a dentist immediately as it may be a sign of infection.