The entire process often takes a maximum of three hours, and the patient must be anesthetized first. The surgeon will then make an incision inside the patient’s mouth, shift the facial bones and fix the condition with a plate. Sometimes, a small tube is temporarily attached behind the ear so that any blood is drained and stitched off.
With a local anesthetic, a prominent doctor will take less than an hour to finish the process. It involves gently scratching the tissue for space where the implant can be inserted. Once everything is done, sutures are used to close the incision.