One-Day Dental Implants: The Future of Tooth Replacement

For individuals struggling with missing or failing teeth, dental implants offer a permanent solution for their dental problems. Traditional implants require a lengthy treatment period that can take several months to complete. However, with technological advancements, the process of dental implant procedures has become quicker and more efficient. One-day dental implants are a revolutionary solution for individuals seeking same-day results with a faster recovery time. In this blog, we will explore the technology behind one-day implants, advantages for patients, the procedure, success rates, and ideal candidates for this modern dental solution.

The Technology Behind One-Day Dental Implants

3D imaging and digital planning allow dentists to plan the entire implant process digitally, including positioning and number of implants. With the assistance of surgical guides and CAD/CAM technology, dentists are now able to insert implants and teeth in one day. Computer-guided systems provide high accuracy and precision, ensuring optimal results. The digital planning phase also allows imaging of the inside of the mouth, allowing the dentist to assess the bone density and quality, and predict the outcomes of the surgery.

The Procedure for One-Day Dental Implants

The one-day procedure begins with a comprehensive exam, including 3D imaging and clinical evaluations to determine if the patient is a candidate for the procedure. Using digital planning technology, the dentist creates a surgical guide that assists in placing the implant. Surgery proceeds with the insertion of the implant into the jawbone, and the abutment and crown are fixed into place. The entire procedure takes 2-3 hours, and patients leave with a temporary dental prosthesis. Final fittings and permanent restorations are completed after approximately 6-8 weeks.

Success Rates for One-Day Dental Implants

Numerous studies have shown that one-day dental implants have comparable or better success rates than traditional implants. Success rates ranged from 93-97 percent six - eighteen months after implant placement. The latest available data indicates that these rates are similar to those for standard implants. Although further studies are required to confirm the longevity of these one-day implants, the evidence displayed to date is very promising.

Who Should Consider One-Day Dental Implants?

One-day dental implants are beneficial for individuals who are struggling with significant dental problems or want to replace multiple teeth in a single procedure. Patients who need fast dental solutions, denture wearers, or those seeking an alternative to traditional implants may also benefit from one-day dental implants. Individuals who have sufficient jawbone density and volume and have good oral health, as well as those who require emergency dentistry services, will be potential candidates for the one-day implant procedure.


One-day dental implants are an innovative solution for patients seeking a fast, convenient, and permanent solution to their dental issues. Digital planning technology and computer-aided surgical placement ensure increased precision, accuracy, and safety during dental surgery. Patients who want same-day dental implants can benefit from reduced treatment times, minimal pain medication, and a return to eating their favorite foods faster. One-day implants have similar success rates to conventional implants and are accessible in the hands of experienced dental practitioners. If you are considering one-day dental implants, contact your dental practitioner to discuss your options.

What Some of Our Patients are Saying

Mariaelena Carrillo
Everyone is very friendly and understanding! I got my wisdom teeth removed from this location and I wasn’t feeling too good after and they helped watch over me and next thing you know I’m feeling way better after a few minutes of their help!:) I come back in for my checkup appointment and they were super helpful with any questions I had and the healing process went smoothly!
This is a very conscientious Practice. I Love my Periodontist Mr. SHELDON LU, DMD, MS he is caring, Extremely thorough , Answers all my questions with pleasure. Office staff Nancy, Maria and the rest of the staff there are same as Mr. SHELDON LU!! I’m glad I found him , and his wonderful staff. Makes a difference to me when people care. I would recommend this office anyone five stars ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️from me , thank you for everything.
Victoria Shebala
Dr Lu is an excellent periodontist. He doesn’t believe in giving a patient too many medications when they are not necessary. He really cares about his patients. He makes sure to keep the patient’s teeth and gums clean to prevent any serious gum disease. I am one of his patients and highly recommend him. The members of his office staff and assistants are very professional.
Queenie Zhao
The clinic recommended by a friend specializing in the treatment of periodontal disease provided me with satisfactory service from the appointment to the post-operative period. Dr. Lu is very professional,he’s so considerate and gently answered my questions, he also taught me how to take care of my teeth every day. The front desk and the dental assistant are very warm and polite too.
Peterzj Luo
Small office, but very cozy and friendly. This is my first visit. I am very much impressed by Dr. Lu's professionalism and expert knowledge. He did a thorough examination and explained treatment options in easy-to-understand language. I feel very comfortable and well treated. I definitely would come back and recommend to others.
Farhat Farooqui
I was nervous before my tooth extraction and grafting procedure, but I knew I was in good hands with Dr Sheldon Lu and his staff. Dr Lu’s expertise and gentleness, and his staff’s efficiency and genuine concern for the patients made the surgical experience as pleasant as such a procedure can be. I would recommend Iconic Periodontics 100% to anyone. Thank you, Dr Lu and staff!
Stilian Halembakov
Very friendly and nice team. Dr Sheldon Li is soft-spoken and gentle, thorough in his dental expertise without pushing for a decision on proposed action plan. Highly recommended !
Julisa T
I love this dentist office. The front office is always kind, professional and very efficient. The dentists are always gentle quick and do an amazing job. I am a big chicken when it comes to any kind of invasive procedures, even minor ones. But I always feel at ease when I come here.10 ⭐️’s
Jennifer Joy Miller
From the first point of contact on the phone I knew IPDI was a great place. After meeting Dr. Sheldon Lu, it was clear we’d found a gem. Dr Sheldon Lu and his team are professional, genuinely kind, caring and confident. You feel like not only have you met a great dentist, but made a new friend. Dr. Sheldon Lu is an honest dentist who instills trust in his patients by being upfront and genuine. I appreciate each staff member as well. Kind, clear and positive people work here.
Phuongut Huynh
I had a wonderful experience at this place . Service was fast and the staff were very friendly. They made sure all concern I had about my teeth were answer . They took time to answer my questions and explain everything well to me . I came for a regular check up and cleaning done . The place was very nice. I usually don’t liked coming to a dentist office but for sure I will return back for my next checkup and cleaning Thanks to Dr Sheldon luu and his wonderful staff for such taking good care of me !

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