Choosing Implants: Calm, Cool, And Collected

So, you feel like you have done your research and dental implants are the tooth replacement choice for you. However, when you even consider moving ahead with this selection and getting serious about replacing missing teeth, you’re anything but calm, cool, and collected. Don’t become too concerned. You are not the first patient to find yourself fretting over making such a big decision. Since we know what you’re going through, we encourage you to take a moment to relax … and to take our advice.

Remaining Calm

When you’ve found yourself feeling decidedly sure about dental implants but you don’t know how to make any movement, it’s best to begin by talking with us. It will demystify the process and can help you find out if your hopes for implants are something we can help you with. Perhaps you’re a wonderful candidate! Perhaps you need treatments first, such as bone grafting. Remain calm by starting this whole journey off with a consultation.

Remaining Cool

You can easily remain cool about dental implants by remembering that finding out about them isn’t going to leave you with your dreams fulfilled or shattered. If they’re a good fit, then you can decide if you’re ready. If not, you can agree to another treatment option. Make steady progress without feeling overwhelmed by starting off asking questions and finding out more about how your care plan will work.

Remaining Collected

Remain collected by categorically collecting your thoughts. Ignore the need to make an emotional decision and instead consider everything you have learned. You might even create a pros and cons list, which should include how you feel, your budget, the benefits of choosing dental implants, how the process will work with your schedule, etc.


Combining experience in oral and maxillofacial surgery with a genuine care for their patients’ health and comfort, the team at Santa Rosa and Rohnert Park Oral Surgery is ready to improve the health and beauty of smiles in the Sonoma County and North Bay area. To schedule a consultation, contact our office by calling 707-545-4625 (Santa Rosa) or 707-584-1630 (Rohnert Park).