Some patients are at higher risk of implant rejection than others, so if you have a history of tooth loss due to periodontal disease, smoking, or other causes, it’s important to discuss these factors with us (or your dentist) before you undergo implant surgery. Once your doctor clears you for dental implants, make sure [...]
Because dental implants involve surgery, there are a few potential downsides to consider. Patients typically have a more extended period of adjustment and healing following implant surgery than they do following a traditional filling or crown procedure. In addition, dental implants can be slightly more expensive than other types of restorations.
While dental implants are very safe, there is always a risk involved with any medical procedure. If you’re worried about dental implants, let us know about your concerns, and we’ll be happy to address them as best we can.
Depending on your medical history, if you have any signs of bone loss or problems with your gums, you could be unsuitable for dental implants because dental implants are inserted into the jawbone, which needs to be solid and healthy for successful treatment. If your bone or gum tissue is not suitable, it will [...]