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How Do You Clean All-on-4 Dental Implants?

Here are some recommendations for cleaning your implant supported bridges. Once you get in the habit — you should be able to clean your implant supported bridge in 90 – 120 seconds at each cleaning. Doing this twice a day — once when you wake up or after breakfast, and once before you go to […]

How long does it take to get a dental implant?

Using the most recent advances in dental implant technology, Dr. Loetscher is able to place single stage implants. These implants do not require a second procedure to uncover them, but do require a minimum of six weeks of healing time before artificial teeth are placed. There are even situations where the implant can be placed […]

How long does it take to recover from dental implant surgery?

Using the most recent advances in dental implant technology, Dr. Loetscher is able to place single stage implants. These implants do not require a second procedure to uncover them, but do require a minimum of six weeks of healing time before artificial teeth are placed. There are even situations where the implant can be placed […]

How long does it take to recover from orthognathic surgery?

    Who needs orthognathic surgery? People who can benefit from orthognathic surgery include those with an improper bite, or jaws that are positioned incorrectly. Jaw growth is a gradual process and in some instances, the upper and lower jaws may grow at different rates. The result can be a host of problems that may […]

How long does it take to recover from wisdom teeth surgery?

Dr. Loetscher often gets asked about the recovery from third molar (wisdom teeth) surgery. In general, it is a pretty quick recovery. Most of our patients experience a little bit of pain and swelling that usually goes away in the next day or so. Dr. Loetscher does a lot of these surgeries on Fridays and […]

How Long Do Dental Implants Last?

Dental Implants Should Last a Lifetime.  One of the most common questions Dr. Loetscher gets asked from patients is: “How long do dental Implants last?” We have the answers for you! Dr. Loetscher says if dental implants are properly placed and taken care of, they can last lifetime.  Dr. Loetscher has placed thousands of implants […]

What Type of Anesthesia Does Dr. Loetscher perform?

One of the benefits of coming to Atlanta Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery & Dental Implant Center is that Dr. Loetscher is a board certified anesthesiologist. He is one of the only oral & maxillofacial surgeons in the state that is trained and set-up to safely administer true general anesthesia. He performs four different types of […]