In addition, for certain cases, permanent or temporary prosthetics may be placed immediately during the same treatment visit when the dental implants are surgical placed. This is known as immediate loaded implants. This forms the basis of "Tooth in an Hour" concept that is widely being used by dentists the world over. The immediate loading of dental implants shortens the treatment time and makes it possible to give the patient an esthetic appearance during the whole treatment period.
However, immediate loaded implants does not apply to all cases and is largely dependent on the individual's bone quality and condition.
The decision to immediately load the implant is largely dependent on a large extent on the clinical judgment of the operating surgeon. However, certain rules must be kept in mind: