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Dental Implant Failure & Salvage – Canonsburg, PA

Preserving Your Newly Restored Smile

Because dental implants have a 95% success rate, it's extremely rare to encounter any issues following this procedure. Nonetheless, there's a slim possibility of a complication leading to dental implant failure. Fortunately, our team at Center One Dental has the expertise to address this issue and secure your smile's future. Through dental implant failure and salvage treatment, we offer your smile another opportunity for lasting success! Continue reading to learn more or give us a call today to schedule an appointment.

Why Do Dental Implants Fail?

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Dental implants primarily fail due to peri-implantitis, a condition resulting from a bacterial infection that damages the connective tissue around the implant and weakens the supporting jawbone. This often stems from poor oral hygiene and pre-existing gum disease. Additionally, other factors like injury, failed osseointegration, and certain medical conditions can contribute to implant failure. Regular dental care, diligent oral hygiene, and addressing underlying health issues are crucial in preventing these complications and ensuring the long-term success of dental implants.

Symptoms of a Failed Dental Implant

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Not sure whether your implant is in trouble? Here are some signs that should prompt you to consult your implant dentist:

How Dental Implant Salvage Works

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Dental implant failure and salvage treatment is like a rescue mission for troubled dental implants. If you suspect any problems, don't wait! The sooner we catch issues, the easier and cheaper they are to fix.

In this procedure, we’ll carefully check the implant's condition and address any worries right away. This might include a deep clean, removing any infected parts, or even replacing the implant. Every case is unique, so the treatment method varies. Rest assured – you'll get a plan that fits you perfectly. Acting early not only boosts the chances of success, but also keeps discomfort and costs down.

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