Dental implants, which have been used for half a century, are a safe and effective alternative to bridges and dentures. However, as with any medical procedure, there can be complications. Problems are rare, though, and when they do occur they’re usually very minor and easily treated.
Some possible Risks may include:
-Infection at the implant site
-Injury or damage to surrounding structures, such as other teeth or blood vessels
-Nerve damage, which can cause pain, numbness or tingle in your natural teeth, gums, lips or chin
-Sinus problems, when dental implants placed in the upper jaw protrude into one of your sinus cavities
Choosing a knowledgeable, well-trained implant dentist will help you to minimize complications and ensure proper and skillful handling of any problems, should they arise. It is important that you and your implant dentist review your health history and any habits you have, which could affect the success of your recommended care. The main one being smoking, this way you are fully informed about the benefits and risks involved.
We are The Oral Surgery Institute of the Carolinas and are located in Greensboro NC. We offer oral, maxillofacial and implant surgery to NC residents! Our team at The Oral Surgery Institute of the Carolinas are here to ensure you get the best results possible. If you have any questions regarding dental implants please give us a call at Phone: 336-275-6600 or 1-877-582-6600.
The Oral Surgery Institute of the Carolinas is located in Greensboro NC. We offer oral, maxillofacial and implant surgery to NC residents! Our team of specialists looks forward to working with you and sharing their expertise. We offer a full range of services to diagnose, treat, and resolve your oral surgery needs. Our goal is to lay the foundation for a beautiful smile though implant surgery.