What Is The Recovery Time After Dental Implants?


By Brandie Umar, Executive Director of ContentLast modified: October 11, 2011

What Is The Recovery Time After Dental Implants?

Following the procedure, you should expect a healing time of between three to six months before your dental implants are completely secured into your jaw bone. Patients generally feel no more than mild discomfort after surgery. There will be swelling around the mouth initially following surgery which will disappear within a couple of weeks. There should be no pain after the initial swelling goes down and the stitches are removed. As with any treatment, recovery time may vary between patients.


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