If you are considering dental implants, there are a number of criteria you should consider when searching for the right implant dentist. Patients are often surprised to know that there is no such thing as an official “Dental Implant Specialist”. Legally, any U.S. dentists with an active dental … [Read more...] about 5 Things To Look For In An Implant Dentist
If a person is thinking about dental implants, they might ask themselves, “What are implants made of?” At Implant Evolution, we think this is a very logical question that is actually very intelligent in nature. If we are going to have a foreign object placed into our body, shouldn’t we know what … [Read more...] about What Are Dental Implants Made Of?
It’s very rare that a patient rejects a dental implant, but foreign body rejection can happen. Signs of rejection can include pain at the implant site, swelling, and fever. There are rare allergic reactions to titanium, which can possibly lead to implant failures. Symptoms associated with a … [Read more...] about How do you know if your body is rejecting a dental implant?
The short answer is yes. Using the All-On-Four (AO4) treatment concept, natural teeth are surgically removed and replaced with four implants per arch and a hybrid-type bridge. (Or eight implants for replacement of all teeth.) AO4 is a comprehensive dental implant program that is cost-efficient … [Read more...] about Can you replace all your teeth with dental implants?
The healing time for dental implants varies from person to person. In terms of recovering from the implant procedure, you can typically return to work the next day. With simple implant procedures, patients can sometimes return to work the same day. For many implant procedures, post-procedure … [Read more...] about How long does it take for dental implants to heal?
It’s rare for a dental implant to just fall out. What is more likely is that a separate part, like an abutment or healing cap, can come loose. If this does happen, save the implant—or the piece of the implant—or whatever fell out—and bring it to show your dentist, whom you should visit right away. … [Read more...] about What do I do if my dental implant falls out?
Yes, however you should know that it is somewhat rare that your body will reject your dental implants. How Does Implant Material Impact Success Rate? Dental implants are made of grade 3 titanium, the same metal that is used for orthopedic joint replacements. Titanium is considered to be … [Read more...] about Can your body reject a dental implant?