PERI-IMPLANTITIS – FAILING IMPLANTS – ALBUQUERQUE, NM
Have Failing Dental Implants?
Causes Of Dental Implant Complications
- Excessive stress on implant(s)
- Improper angle and location
- Unadjusted or misaligned bite
- Chronic teeth grinding
- Poor oral hygiene
- Dental trauma
- Systemic disease
A Solution For Failing Dental Implants
The most common solution for failing dental implants is a total replacement of the implant itself. We will determine this after an evaluation and X-rays. But in most cases where the implant hasn’t responded to either nonsurgical or surgical intervention (peri-implantitis treatment and bone grafts), this is the best option for your health and function.
In general, there are two techniques for removing a failing dental implant from your bone. One is to cut a small portion of bone, sometimes with a piezo-electric device, around the implant edge so it can easily be removed. Another technique is to “reverse torque” the implant out of the bone. In all instances, our goal is to preserve as much of your natural bone as possible for more predictable and lasting implant success in the future.
Expert Care After Dental Implant Failure
A failed dental implant doesn’t disqualify you from being a candidate for one in the future. It simply means it’s critical that you receive treatment from a qualified clinician with the skill to do it correctly. Our dentist has the highest level of education and training, including dental implants. We also use state-of-the-art technology and materials scientifically proven to withstand the forces of biting and chewing.
Our dentist uses the latest technology to remove virtually all room for error, with exact and consistent results. Working closely with your restorative dentist, we can deliver personalized treatment and a new smile that provides long-term function and aesthetics. You can have a smile that lasts—and it begins with the expertise of our dental team in Albuquerque, NM!