Will getting implant retained dentures hurt?

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The only part of the implant retained dentures that may hurt are the implants themselves. In most cases, some over-the-counter pain medications such as ibuprofen is all that is necessary for the implant procedure to be virtually pain free. It really is a lot easier than you would think. Implants dramatically decrease the pain associated with new dentures because they prevent any movement and pressure from the dentures that can cause discomfort and irritations.

Once the implants have integrated (or healed), the dentures clip, snap, or hook right on to the implants. There should be NO discomfort other than mild irritations from the dentures as you get used to them. 
 
The only part of the procedure with the potential for discomfort is getting the implants placed into the jaw. Most people describe the feeling as analogous to having a tooth pulled. Once you are numb, the discomfort should be minimal.

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