Restoration Key Facts

Anesthesia: General anesthesia or local anesthesia with IV sedation for some procedures
Length of procedure:
Length of stay: Typically return home the same day
Discomfort: Mild to moderate
Anticipate: Mild to moderate soreness in the jaw and mouth
Final result: Within months for restorations, slightly longer for restorations on dental implants
Duration of results: May need replacement at 10-year intervals on average

Source: http://www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/cosmetic-surgery/care-at-mayo-clinic/cosmetic-dentistry/prc-20022389