Let me make it kind of clear first, teeth in a day. I've had so many patients come to the office and, ‘Hey I want that implant that you can do in a day.’ It's very rare that you can put the implant in, load it, and put a crown on it that same day. Usually you've got to put it in, let it heal for a while then build up, put the crown on that kind of thing. Teeth in a day's different. Teeth in a day is like all the teeth. That process is different in a sense that usually the patient comes in whether they have a denture already or whether they have all hopeless teeth. If they have all hopeless teeth, we basically set it up, all the teeth come out that same day implants go in. The difference is the implants go in a different area than where the tooth was removed, so you can literally put the implants in, fit a denture in and then screw it into place all in one visit.
Usually we do, in a half a day we'll do one arch and sometimes we'll do a full day and do the lower or upper in the morning and lower in the afternoon. Patient walks out with a beautiful smile, teeth secured, screwed into place. Then usually about three or four months we'll make a ceramic replacement. That's the true teeth in a day, it's not the one implant that goes in and I want that implant. It's a different process, still significant amazing results for people that have had hopeless teeth or dentures for a long time.
One of the few downsides of dental implants is the need to wait for your jawbone to heal before you can get your replacement teeth. But thanks to improved implant technology and careful placement, expert League City, TX dentist Dr. Derek Tieken can restore your smile in a single visit to our League City, TX dentist office!
To find out more about same-day smiles and our exclusive Teeth in a Day® procedure, call Tieken Smiles Dentistry at 281-942-6615.
The key to a successful same-day smile is careful advance planning and an examination to determine if your jaw is strong enough to handle immediate placement of a dental restoration. League City, TX dentist Dr. Derek Tieken will use the latest dental technology, like digital X-rays, to make this determination.
In many cases, even if you lack the bone density for full-size dental implants, Dr. Derek Tieken can use mini dental implants to support your new teeth.
Dr. Derek Tieken will order your chosen restoration from an outside lab so it is ready on the day of your Teeth in a Day® procedure. He’ll also select the best implant for the job. We use only respected brands like Nobel Biocare.
Your Same-Day Smile Experience
On the day of your same-day smile procedure, our caring dental team will make you comfortable. We’ll thoroughly numb your mouth with local anesthesia. If you’d prefer to be unaware during your procedure, we can use dental sedation to relax you. We offer three forms of dental sedation:
- Inhaled sedation
- Oral sedation in the form of a pill
- IV sedation
Dr. Derek Tieken will place your dental implants and then your restoration, using a method he knows will support it. For example, he may use an All-on-4® technique for a full arch of teeth. He’s placed countless dental implants in his 27 years as a implant dentist, so you can count on his expertise!
Want to get a new smile in a single visit to our League City, TX dentist office? Call Tieken Smiles Dentistry at 281-942-6615, or use our online form to schedule your same-day smile League City, TX area appointment.