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Dental Implant Failure and Salvage – Prince Albert, SK

What to Do When Dental Implants Cause Problems

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The good news is that most patients will not have to worry about their dental implants failing. The bad news, of course, is that dental implant failure is very much still a possibility. Be sure to pay close attention to your dental implant posts; have you noticed any concerning symptoms recently? If so, then you should have the problem identified and dealt with as soon as possible. Call Legacy Dental today if you think you’re in need of dental implant salvage.

Why Choose Legacy Dental for Dental Implant Salvage?

Why Do Dental Implants Fail?

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The exact cause of dental implant failure can vary from patient to patient, but it can usually be traced to one of the following:

Symptoms of Failed Dental Implants

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Have your dental implant posts come loose? Have you been experiencing unusual or severe oral pain lately? Are you noticing signs of an oral infection like bleeding, swelling, and pus? Has chewing your food suddenly become difficult? These are all possible warning signs of dental implant failure; noticing any of them is a good reason to seek treatment from a professional.

How Dental Implant Salvage Works

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Step one of the dental implant salvage process is to have your smile thoroughly examined. Depending on what the source of the problem is, a number of treatments could potentially be recommended; for example, a deep dental cleaning may be necessary to help manage an infection.

It may be necessary to completely remove your dental implants. The possibility of having new ones placed will be discussed.

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