QUESTIONS

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have any questions?

Here you can find answers for the most frequently asked questions. If you have further details to clarify, please do not hesitate to contact us via the form on the right side of this page.

FAQ

Is the treatment painful?

We use local anesthetics during the procedure. Most of our patients experience a lot less discomfort than what they expected.

Can I chew my food the same way I did before?

Yes. After a short healing time, your new bridges are ready to take the load of natural biting forces.

How shall I care for my implants?

The key to long-term success is maintenance. You may need to improve your daily hygiene routine and use some extra tools like an interdental toothbrush, Superfloss, or a Waterpik. It is absolutely necessary for you to attend your regular checkup appointments with your dentist.

Am I too old for All-on-4™?

Not necessarily. A healthy lifestyle and general health are a lot more important. If you have some existing health conditions but these are well-maintained, it is very likely you stilly qualify for dental implants.

How long will it take to create the tooth replacement?

This can widely vary from person to person, it may depend on (for example) how long ago was/were the tooth/teeth in need of replacement removed, is there a possibility for immediate implantation, is bone grafting necessary. These factors can change the time of treatment by months both ways, but in general, you can say goodbye to us in 3-6 months, in possession of a beautiful and durable, permanent tooth replacement. But only until we meet again for a checkup! ?

Will I have to be without teeth during the transitional period?

Fortunately, there are several solutions for temporary tooth replacement, these may need to be replaced in different stages of the treatment. While planning the treatment we will take your conditions and questions into account, and discuss with what kind of temporary replacement we can outfit you.

Is it a problem if I smoke?

Smoking has a bad effect on bone healing and wound healing, but also several other reasons could be pointed out as to why this harmful habit is not particularly advantageous regarding implants. Naturally, smoking will not present an excluding factor, but during your consultation, it is worth discussing the details.

How durable are implants?

The durability greatly depends on you being able to learn the proper home dental care routine that is required for implant tooth replacements. Besides that, it is important that we nip the formation of any issue in the bud, therefore we expect you back every half a year for checkups and professional hygienic cleaning sessions to our practice! Keeping all these you may enjoy your implants for 25-30 years or even for a lifetime.

How is planning for the treatment done?

First, we examine the anatomic features of your oral cavity and we’ll also ask about your specific preferences regarding your smile. For planning your treatment, we’ll take a digital panoramic X-Ray image of your teeth and jawbones and use our special softwares to plan the future positions of your dental implants. And additional CBCT scan may also be necessary for the treatment planning. Your dental treatment plan will include a treatment schedule and an itemized price quotation as well. You may make your decision regarding the treatment in possession of all this information.

What should I do if my teeth become sensitive during the whitening?

Then you should stop for 1 night, give time for your teeth for regeneration and continue one day later.

How much does the whitening treatment cost?

Of course, it has a reasonable price, but it costs much less than other alternatives that we can use to get white teeth, p.e. veneers.

Does the whitening have any bad effects on my teeth?

No, not at all. Your teeth can be sensitive during a couple of days, but it is normal.

Is the whitening efficient enough when I have discolored teeth due to medicals?

Yes, in most of the cases, but we need stronger gel during the treatment.

Can I keep the same eating habits and consume anything during and after whitening?

We advise you to eat only natural colored food during and after the treatment. Please avoid coffee, tea, red wine, etc.

Does scaling hurt?

No, it doesn’t.? During the teeth scaling process, your dental hygienist will numb the gums and tooth roots, and teeth scaling and root planing cause very little discomfort.

How often should I go to the dentist for teeth cleaning?

We, in our infinite wisdom, have decided, as a group of health care professionals concerned for the health of our patients, that it is in your best interest to come to see us every 6 months. Every person, whether you have good teeth or not, whether your gums are healthy or not, whether you build up a lot of plaque and tartar or not, whether you are the world’s best brusher and flosser, or not. That’s right, everyone needs to see the dentist every 6 months.

Who does tooth replacement in the clinic?

Replacements are done by Dr. Edina Koncz and on the material side, we’ve been working together with a Dental Technician from Budapest for ages now. She has such beautiful work that we would never let her go. Our patients are always satisfied with the final result.

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