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When receiving dental implants, many patients are required to seek out an oral surgeon and visit a new office. Our Schenectady dentist makes this unnecessary. When working with Dr. Scotto, you are able to receive implants from us, in our practice. This week’s blog post details the advantages of receiving dental implants from your own dentist. You may be surprised by the added comfort, convenience, and ease of treatment that having an implant and cosmetic dentist will provide you.

Advantages of Receiving Dental Implants With Your Own Schenectady Dentist

Dr. Scotto’s expertise in the areas of general dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, and implant dentistry allow him to provide a wide range of dental treatments and perform varied procedures. There are a few key advantages you gain by choosing a dental able to administer the full scope of your necessary treatments:

  • Comfort with the doctor and staff. When undergoing implant surgery, you’re already feeling nervous; there’s no need to heighten anxiety by adding a new dental team to the mix. You will feel more comfortable communicating openly and voicing any questions or concerns, because we have already established relationships with you.
  • Same office and facilities. You won’t have to negotiate the added stress of a new location and office space, and will experience a natural release of nerves by being in a familiar office.
  • A guided implant process. Rather than feeling adrift and having to work with multiple doctors, you will only be working with Dr. Scotto. He will give you instructions as to coming steps and be in communication with you throughout the implant process.
  • Simple coordination of treatment. Once your implant site has healed and you are ready to receive a restoration, Dr. Scotto will be ready to provide it. Having placed the implant himself, he will already be an expert on your case!

If you’re feeling concerned about choosing dental implants, consider these added comforts and call to schedule your appointment. We are looking forward to guiding you through the implant process.

A surgical procedure often causes dental patients some trepidation. The best way to cut down on unease leading up to your oral surgery is to prepare, prepare, prepare. There’s really no level of preparation too great (as long as you don’t decide you’re ready to step in and perform the surgery yourself!). With this week’s blog post, our Schenectady dentist offers a brief overview of the best ways to prepare for your oral surgery. By understanding the how to get ready for your surgery, what your procedure will be like, and what the aftercare/healing period will entail, you will eliminate so much anxiety that you find yourself relaxed on the day of your appointment.

Schenectady Dentist on Preparing For Your Oral Surgery

  1. The most important step to take is communicating with your dentist. Only by talking to a professional knowledgeable on your personal case will you be able to discuss procedure specifics. Your dentist or oral surgeon will be able to give you a step-by-step breakdown of what your appointment will be like, and how this surgery will help you.
  2. Do some research of your own to get better acquainted with the procedure. We’ve listed a few common types of oral surgery below so that you may peruse their descriptions.
  3. Take the correct precautions before your surgery: stock your fridge with soft foods and liquids you will be able to consume afterward, arrange for a friend or family member to drive you to and from your appointment, and take a day or two off work.

Common Oral Surgical Procedures | Schenectady Dentist

  • Dental implants – Dental implants are tooth root replacements that are placed in your gums so that they fuse with your jawbone. Click the link to learn more about the dental implant procedure.
  • Extractions – A dental extraction is when you have a tooth removed because it is severely damaged, decayed, or causing problems for other teeth/your bite. Click the following link to learn more about extractions.

Schenectady Dentist On The Period After Oral Surgery: Care and Healing

It’s important that you follow the exact instructions given you by your dentist or oral surgeon. Only those will heal the site of your surgery properly. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to call your dentist or oral surgeon. We are always here to help!



Robert M. Scotto, D.D.S.
615 Union St.
Schenectady, NY 12305
518-374-9770

  

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