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Dental Implant Complications and Their Management

Posted on 8/7/2023 by Pacific Maxillofacial Center
Dental Implant Complications and Their ManagementModern dental technology has brought about many advantages enabling higher quality medical practices towards restorative treatments like various dental implant procedures. Though there are always inherent risks with such procedures as experienced professionals take elevated steps to make them efficient while educating patients on possible complications that may arise post-surgery, particularly when dealing with sensitive areas of your face near teeth, where damage could lead to severe pain or numbness within some tissues beneath.

Reducing Occurences

Reducing the likelihood of occurrences mentioned above when using an implant-support restoration requires close monitoring even after placement. Regular checks are of the highest value, especially by a competent dental care expert attending to root complications. The optimal management measures are vital for investigating underlying issues before possible injuries occur around specific surgical areas.


Peri-implantitis is an infection that gradually broadens from the implantation site, resulting in a loss of bone mass and possibly an implant falling entirely. Initial symptoms of peri-implantitis are redness, swelling, or/and bleeding gums. The symptoms might be too subtle or even misinterpreted and should always raise suspicions to begin treating before an escalation.

Damage during dental implant surgery can cause problems with the nerves responsible for providing sensation to our lips, chin, and tongue, which is uncommon but may significantly impact a patient's quality of life.

Implant Failure

Mechanical reasons like failed implantation may also cause failure. However, dental professionals with advanced training methodologies have worked diligently to minimize risks with proper strategies to make the most of long-term success by continually monitoring complications through early detection diagnosis techniques, keeping underlying issues only temporary or reversible after required treatment.

A proper and consistent preventive maintenance program reduces the chances of failure or difficulties arising inevitably; be motivated by strict adherence to dentistry-followed strategies while utilizing your hygiene habits for reinforced support post-treatment. Contact us today and get more information on dental implants.
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