The implant procedure can be done in as little as one hour. There are a few different ways to do the procedure. The most common is called a “one-stage” implant. This is where the implant is placed at the same time as the tooth. Then the healing process takes place over a period of time. The other type of implant is called a “two-stage” implant. This is when the tooth is removed, and the implant is inserted into the jawbone. The healing process can take anywhere from six months to a year.