Loss of teeth can be associated with various causes, the most common among which are considered advanced caries, trauma, and aging. In such cases, an operation such as dental implantation has direct indications.
During the operation, a titanium element is introduced into the jaw bone, which serves as the basis for attaching the upper part of the artificial tooth with a crown. Dental implants have a reputation as the most effective method of prosthetics, which constantly increases its popularity among patients.
Modern dentistry has managed to achieve such a high percentage of successful operations in the field of implant dentistry that complications occur in less than 5% of cases. However, unfortunately, it is still impossible to completely exclude the possibility of complications and risks.
The adverse consequences of dental implants can occur at different periods of treatment: during the procedure, six months, 3–5 years and even 10 years after installing implants. Immediately after the implantation operation, the following complications may develop:
If the complications after implanting teeth did not manifest themselves in the immediate postoperative period, the patient should still strictly follow the recommendations given to him by the implantologist, which contributes to the normal engraftment of the implant. Otherwise, the following complications may develop:
When to Suspect Complications
Normal manifestations after surgery are:
Patients need to know some phenomena that can happen during the procedure are not normal but associated with the insufficient experience of the surgeon and incorrect calculation of the size of the implants. These include:
This is why it is so important to pay great attention to the choice of a clinic and implantologist.
Complications for Dental Implant during pregnancy?
Complications are fraught with the rejection of dental implants during pregnancy. Undesirable consequences can also occur if the rules of dental therapy have been violated: for example, a pregnant woman has prescribed drugs with appropriate contraindications or drugs that adversely affect the fetus. Here are the possible adverse consequences:
How to avoid complications during dental implants
Complications that occur after implant dentistry are divided into two categories:
The first group of issues is excluded by the competent choice of the clinic that:
A doctor and a patient have the power to take measures to reduce the risk of complications. This requires a thorough diagnosis aimed at identifying indications and contraindications for dental implants. If there are indications and there are no contraindications, the occurrence of complications is minimal. Thorough preoperative preparation should also be carried out, which includes premedication, preparing the patient for the upcoming operation, observing aseptic and antiseptic conditions, etc.
In the framework of reducing the risk of complications, the patient’s behavior in the postoperative period is also vital. In particular, it is necessary to strictly adhere to all the recommendations and prescriptions of the doctor. This can help avoid the manifestation of complications after installing dental implants.