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Dental implants are a metal post that is surgically attached to the jaw bone to support an artificial tooth. Once placed, an oral surgeon and restorative dentist will mount a replaced tooth to the implant. They have a high success rate.
However, there are also cases when people experience dental implant failure. A recent study shows that approximately 5 to 10 percent of dental implants fail either months or years after the procedure or shortly following the procedure. Taking all the aforementioned into consideration it is extremely important to understand the potential dental implants problems. Therefore, the following section depicts the main ones.
Infection at the implant site
This infection can occur and develop during or after dental implant surgery. Risk factors for this condition include having an autoimmune disease, bad oral hygiene, and smoking.
Micro-movements of implant
Implant micro-movements can happen when a dental implant lacks stability, which sometimes...