Dental Implants FAQ


Frequently Asked Questions

Read all of the frequently asked questions our patients have prior to coming to our clinic for dental implants treatment. If you have any questions, please fill out the form below.

Are all dental implants the same?

No – not all dental implants are the same. Nowadays, you can find top and cheap brands of dental implants. In our clinic, we only use the top brands of implants such as Nobel Biocare, Biorizons and Implant Direct brands and we offer lifetime warranty.

Are dental implants recommended if I have advanced gum disease?

Patients who suffer from periodontitis are not good candidates for the treatments of dental implants. If a Periodontist gives different instructions after the problem of the gums has been resolved, then we can review the issue. Dental surgery requires the gums and tissues of the mouth healthy so that your implants have adequate support. Moreover, oral hygiene is particularly important to ensure the success of the plants.

Is flossing still important to do when you have dental implants?

Dental floss and the act of flossing play an important roll in keeping your teeth and gums healthy. Whether you have natural teeth or dental implants, you should floss daily.

What is the success rate for dental implants today?

Dental implant success rates are currently at 98%. This rate is higher than any other replacement procedure of teeth. Moreover, the process of dental implantology has been developed and perfected for decades, which makes it the most reliable in the world.

How is gum health with dental implants versus a traditional prosthesis?

The partial dentures traditional often require the cutting down and the fixing of crowns on the adjacent teeth in order to attach the fasteners to the apparatus artificial. The partial dentures are prone to bacteria and affect the teeth surrounding the crowns. The dentures if not properly fitted can irritate over time the gum tissues. The plants actually help with the growth of bones and teeth real, so that the gums remain healthy.

Are dental implants a good option even if I am an older adult?

If you practice proper oral hygiene implants can prove to be a viable option even for the less young.

Do dental implants become a part of your jaw?

Through the process of osseointegration, dental implants fuse with the bone of the mouth. Also stimulated the growth of the bone as it would a natural tooth root, making them part of your jaw.

What if I have weak bone structure in my jaw?

We recommend bone grafting, which can give the density in time and are a viable option for patients with weak bones or who do not have enough bone surface to support an implant.

Do dental implants prevent bone loss?

Dental implants are an artificial substitute of the roots of the teeth and have the same function. They stimulate the bone, making it stronger in a way that integrates to the system.


Our doctors will be happy to answer any dental care related questions you have!

Dental Implants: BRANDS

La Sabana

San José, Costa Rica


Monday to Friday 8am - 6pm

FREE Dental Quote

Get a Treatment Plan

Call Toll-Free

(866) 343-3056