Advanced Dental Care of Temple Terrace
11157 N 56th Street, Temple Terrace, FL 33617

Get the Facts about Teeth Implants

Dental implant and teeth, isolated on blue medical background

Thinking about teeth implants? Put your mind at ease with these answers to all of your implant questions.

1. How long do dental implants last?
Teeth implants can last for many years, as long as they’re cared for properly. Some people have had their implants for more than 40 years without incident.

2. How much time does dental implant surgery take?
While the case determines the actual time, implants dentistry is usually a very simple procedure that is completed in less than one hour.

3. Is there pain during the procedure?
Not at all. Most patients receive a local anesthetic before the procedure, so there’s no chance of pain. Some patients experience minor discomfort once the anesthetic has worn off, but implants dentistry specialists say this discomfort can be eased with an over-the-counter pain medication.

4. Can I eat after implant surgery?
In general, you want to avoid exposing the post-surgical area to food right after getting dental implants. But your dentist will give you specific instructions about diet and dental care during the healing process.

5. How long does it take to heal after receiving dental implants?
Each person and case is different, but implants dentistry experts say that healing typically takes between two to nine months.

6. Are teeth implants expensive?
While implants tend to cost more than other restoration options, they also last much longer, which makes them a more cost-effective choice of care. If price poses a problem, ask your dentist about financing options like DentRite®, which is a discount dental plan that offers significant savings on dental procedures for individuals and families.

To learn about our family dentistry practice in Temple Terrace, call Advanced Dental Care of Temple Terrace today at (813) 440-3981 or make an appointment.

Advanced Dental Care offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Temple Terrace. With 20 affiliated practices throughout Florida, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Advanced Dental Care of Temple Terrace, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Advanced Dental Care of Temple Terrace.

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Patient Reviews
The office was very informative and courteous and professional. The wait time was minimal which I love.
Ruby B.
Excellent service. Friendly staff.
Martin G.
During my recent appointment, I was very nervous. But, Dr. Koshy and the rest of the staff were caring and professional in their treatment of me. Everyone took my needs into consideration.
Denise C.
Knowledgeable, professional and courteous Staff.
Rosemary P.
Great people to work with and really care.
Carl S.
My hygienist is wonderful. She fully understands how sensitive my teeth are and goes above in making me comfortable. These days it is rare to come across a health professional that tries to […]
Jeanette B.
Love the staff..friendly and helpful… professional through and through.. been a patient here since 2009
Karen J.
Service was very personable and sincere. Staff was friendly and caring.
Masani N.
convenience & price
Russell V.
Always get in quickly and have a great cleaning from Miss Elaine! Friendly and professional staff. Easy to get an appointment.
Melinda J.
I feel comfortable with staff and Dental place
Vivian S.
My dental hygienist was nice, gentle and knowledgable. The Dentist Dr. Koshi was very good and friendly.
Jeannie C.
Dr. Koshy is great. She took the time to explain a workable plan to have my dental needs met and is always very warm and just a pleasure to work with and talk to. Dr. Koshy and the staff members make […]
Mary B.
Dr. Herron and her assistant were excellent.
Gina N.
The staff! Very friendly and professional people who work in every role make a typically uncomfortable experience — sorry, but who really likes going to the dentist?– quite pleasant.
Laura K.
Easy to schedule a non routine appointment. Very little waiting time to see Dr. Efficient in office procedure with great outcome.
Barbara M.
Lovely staff and dentists. They were all very transparent and honest when I asked about my procedures and work done. CIGNA Dental insurance was accepted. I was only scheduled for an examination but […]
Tin N.
Professional attitude of staff members and dentist.
Terence W.
Good work, friendly environment
Jerre N.
I thought my appointment was at 3:00, but it was supposed to be at 2:00. I was still able to see the dentist by 3:15.
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We accept most insurance plans and will be happy to help you understand the coverage that you have. We will do our best to see that you receive your maximum insurance benefits for all covered services.

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Office Hours
  • Monday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Phone: (813) 440-3981
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