Dental implants can be placed in fresh extraction sites immediately after tooth extraction. These are called “immediate” implants. Advantages of Immediate Post Extraction Dental Implants:
- Reduces the overall treatment time and number of surgeries. Immediate post extraction implant placement is beneficial to both the dentist and the patient.
- Preservation of bone – If the dental implants are placed immediately after tooth extraction, it preserves the bone which further provides good aesthetic results.
- In some situations, it can even result in avoidance of bone augmentation and soft tissue grafting it also reduces the possibility of dry socket.