Some of the patients can expect swelling to last for about 7 days after dental implant surgery. Common case of inflammation usually peaks around 48 hours after treatment. Within the 5 to 7 days the swelling should be gone.
The advise for the patients who go implant surgery please do not smoke for at least 24 hours. The reason is smoking can addon more infection and delay your wound healing. Smoking will also rapidly increase more bleeding. Smoking may damage the healing process of your dental implants.