Depending on your needs, dental implants can be placed one at a time or up to an entire row.
How long does a dental implant last?
With good dental hygiene and regular dental check-ups, a dental implant can last up to 10-15 years before it may need a replacement. However, the screw can last a lifetime.
Who is a good candidate for dental implants?
An ideal candidate for dental implants includes: • You have healthy gums • You have enough bone to secure the implant (or is eligible for a bone graft) • You do not have any health conditions that can affect the healing process • You are not a heavy smoker • You have one or more teeth that need to be replaced • You dislike dentures or are unable to wear them • You will maintain good oral hygiene and visit your dentist regularly
What is the success rate of dental implants?
According to recent studies, there is a 90%-95% success rate of dental implants over the last 10 years.
Does food get under dental implants?
Food can get under dental implants if the implant is placed poorly. If this is the case, the dental implant can be removed and replaced.