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The Risks Of Dental Implants

Posted on 12/10/2021 by Dr. Johnson
The Risks Of Dental ImplantsDental implant surgery undeniably has a high success rate, with the Journal of Oral Implantology showing the rate to be at 98 percent. However, receiving dental implants may not be suitable for everyone because of the potential long-term complications it can cause. Dental implants have high dependability and longevity, thus providing a lasting and practical solution for missing teeth.

A dental implant is a titanium-threaded screw fastened into the jawbone where it serves as the tooth root. Over time, the two osseointegrate to form a foundation for supporting a crown or artificial tooth.

Benefits of Dental Implants

A dental implant serves various functions and has cosmetic benefits such as improving your bite and chewing function, preventing loss of bone, stabilizing the surrounding teeth and jaw tissue, and restoring the appearance of the affected tooth. Implants can preserve an individual's facial structure.

What are the Risks of Dental Implants?

Just like any surgery, dental implant surgery can pose health risks. While cases are rare, they can always get treated by our dentist. Some of the complications that might come as a result of the surgery include infection at the site of the implant, implant rejection, problems of the sinus when not placed well on the upper jaw, and damage or injury to the surrounding teeth, jaw, or blood vessels.

Dentists can prevent these risks because they are experienced surgeons who will always prepare the treatment site and place the implant in the right location. For instance, a bone graft may increase the likelihood of the success of the implant and also the specialized dental implant system.

After implant placement, we give you practical tips that help prevent harm to the implants. We also give you signs that could indicate problems with the implants so that you can seek timely interventions before the worst happens.

We Use Advanced Technology Systems

Our dentist uses high-end advanced imaging that helps minimize the failure risks of dental implants. The technology maps a highly specific plan for the placement of an implant. With the combination of innovative techniques and surgical experience, you can rest assured you are getting high-quality treatment at any time. Contact us if you feel dental implants are for you!

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