Top 3 reasons for implant failure
Dental implants are commonly used to replace natural teeth. Properly cared for, your dental implants can last a lifetime. With a success rate of 95%, dental implants are a highly effective treatment to replace severely damaged or lost teeth. Although failure is unusual, it can happen, which is why itâ€™s essential to an implant doesnâ€™t fail because of your body rejecting the implant. In general, they are the best and healthiest way to replace damaged or lost teeth.
The 3 most common reasons for dental implant failure are:
Osseointegration, peri-implantitis, and nerve/tissue damage are the leading causes of dental implant fail. However, there are a few others. Regardless of the reason, the symptoms of failure are the same. Persistently severe pain or discomfort around the implant, swollen or inflamed gums, or a loosening implant are all signs that there are problems with the implant. Patients should contact their dentist immediately if these experience these or other symptoms that cause concern.
Dental implant procedures are very successful, and failures are not at all common. Care and attention to oral hygiene is the single most effective tool against dental implant failure. Steps to take include:
Dental implants are often the best cosmetic choice to avoid dentures or replace lost teeth. Contact us today at Mario Garita MP Dental Experience to discuss whether implants are the right choice for you or to learn more about the procedure, its cost and the time youâ€™ll need to spend in Costa Rica to get your new smile going.