When it comes to the most reliable and longest-lasting tooth replacement, there’s simply no better choice than dental implants. In fact, most patients can easily count on their dental implants to last a lifetime with no problems! However, while the success rate for dental implants is well over 95%, there is still the remote chance of dental implant failure in Boca Raton. If your dental implant feels loose or uncomfortable, don’t hesitate to contact Dr. Steven Feit to see what needs to be done to save and strengthen your rebuilt smile.
Thankfully, there are not many things that can cause dental implant failure. A few of the most common include:
Dental implant failure can happen right after placement surgery or many years later, so it’s important to know what warning signs to be on the lookout for, like:
Contact us right away if you notice any signs of dental implant failure. We’ll see you as quickly as we can so Dr. Feit can examine you. During your evaluation, Dr. Feit will investigate closely and take X-rays to determine the extent and source of the issue. In some cases, we may be able to perform dental implant salvage with antibiotics or gum disease treatment. Other times however, we may refer you to one of our trusted specialists to maximize your chances of a smooth and successful dental implant salvage in Boca Raton.