Frequently Asked Questions About Dental Implants

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One of the most important and most questioned procedures that our team performs is dental implants. The treatment is extremely powerful and can restore smiles back to beautiful in dramatic ways. Our patients have testified to this over and over again.  However, there remains a large number of questions that our patients have before, during, and after the treatment. Our goal here is to try and catalog these questions and to direct patients to posts that we’ve written about each question. We’ll update this as time goes by in order to keep a living library of questions and answers for you.

What are the benefits of dental implants?

Dental implants are a permanent solution that protects your existing healthy bone. Furthermore, dental implants won’t get cavities.

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How much do dental implants cost?

This is an impossible question to answer online, due to the wide variety of factors that we consider when designing a treatment plan. The best answer that we can give you before an appointment is the of prices across the nation, which is currently $4,250 for the dental implant itself.

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How long do dental implants last?

According to Osseo News, dental implants have a success rate of 95%, and the first dental implant treatment ever performed, way back in 1965, lasted 40 years.

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What can I eat after getting dental implants?

While dental implants may seem intimidating, there is a wide variety of foods that you can enjoy after the procedure, including soup, oatmeal, yogurt, smoothies, noodles, and so much more.

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What are dental implants made of?

Dental implants are typically made of titanium, a biocompatible material that is accepted by the body and serves as a strong and sturdy foundation for replacement teeth.

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We’ll continue to add to this list of frequently asked questions as they arise in our office with our patients.

If you have any lingering questions about dental implants or if you would like to schedule a free consultation, please contact our team or make an appointment. Our incredible staff will give you the best dental care possible.


Cityview Dental Arts

2232 W. Armitage Ave.
Chicago, IL 60647

(773) 278-0600
Fax: (773) 248-0666


Monday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Tuesday: 7:00am - 3:00pm
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Friday: Closed Saturday: Closed


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