General dentists, for the most part, are not certified, or qualified, to perform dental implant surgery. However, that does not mean they are not “able” to perform this kind of surgery – all they require is the proper training. In fact, implant certifications are being handed out all over the country today, after just three days learning about how the process works.
That means after a weekend, a dentist will know how to perform an implant, and goes about implanting on a regular basis thereafter. Dr. Louis Malcmacher goes into detail on his feelings about general dentists being looked at as “less than” when compared to certified implant dentists. You can check out his whole article here: Dental implants are nothing special
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