Questions to Ask the Doctor

  1. How many teeth do I need in one jaw for proper chewing and cosmetics?
  2. Do you routinely use a CT scan to plan implant surgery?
  3. How many implants are required to restore an entire jaw?
  4. Do I incur any expense if an implant fails or has to be removed or repositioned?
  5. How do you know if I need bone grafting?
  6. How many surgeries will it take to get my full jaw implant-supported bridge?
  7. How many dental implant cases have you done?
  8. Can I speak directly to several patients you have treated?
  9. Will I have temporary teeth to replace any teeth that need to be pulled?
  10. Will my temporary teeth be removable or secure?
  11. What are the advantages and disadvantages of screw-retained versus cemented full jaw implant supported bridges?
  12. What happens if some part of the bridge fails?
  13. Do I have to pay if the implant fails or has to be removed or re-positioned?