Placing dental implants always presents unique and interesting challenges for a number of different reasons. Some patients are great candidates for dental implants and placement for these patients will work out well no matter what. Other patients face an uphill battle in their efforts to receive a dental implant. Sometimes when an implant is placed, it will fail, but that isn't the end of the story for most patients. At Rockville Centre Dentistry, we offer dental implant rehabilitation, which aims to give those patients who have had implant failures a second chance at successful dental implants.
Why would a dental implant fail?
There are so many variables that contribute to the success or failure of an implant that the cause of failure can be difficult to determine. Frequent causes of implant failure are often linked to:
What To Do If An Implant Fails
If you experience pain, discomfort, or any of the issues described above, please call us today at (516) 678-0100 to schedule an appointment. We can take steps to save the implant if it's still in a recoverable state, or remove it and start the planning process for rehabilitation if necessary. Rehabilitation is not always an easy process, but it is one that we feel very comfortable performing.
The rehabilitation process can take some time depending on the root of the cause. Sometimes we will allow the implant site to heal for a month or two before beginning the steps for replacement, other times we can start the rehab process right away.
For more information about dental implant rehabilitation, or for your no obligation consultation, please call us today at (516) 678-0100.