How Do I Get Used To My Implants?

Are you worried that you won’t be able to feel like yourself with implants? Do you assume that you’ll be happy to have them in place but that becoming familiar with wearing dental implants is going to take a very long time if not forever? We understand that the thought of replacing your natural teeth with all artificial material can feel somewhat shocking. The good news is that your body is quick to adapt! As a result, you will actually get used to your new smile very quickly. For some additional advice regarding how to expedite the process, we’ve got you covered.

Ask Questions, So You Don’t Act Differently

Maybe you are afraid that you shouldn’t eat certain foods. Perhaps you think you need to something quite specific to keep your dental implants clean. Maybe there are times you wonder if someone is going to look at your smile and think it’s artificial. Fortunately, we can ease your mind with one simple conversation. That is, as long as you take the time to ask! Bring your questions to us, whether you think they’re rational or not. We understand that a lot of thoughts will cross through your mind as you prepare for implants! The good news is that you will like our answers, which will help you realize your smile will look natural and feel natural if you let it.

Go About Your Usual Life

Our response to just about any question you ask us about dental implants will end with a very similar sentiment, which will include something like, “Just go about your life as usual.” Fortunately, the implant is going to replicate your roots and the bond your roots had with your jawbone very closely. Your restoration will offer exceptional function and durability. This means that you can eat what you want, speak comfortably, and care for your smile as you always have. The sooner treat your smile like you used to, the more quickly you will get used to the implants (and forget that they’re not your real teeth).


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).