Month: October 2013

Implants Success Rates

Implants Success


Factors Which Can Influence Your Implant Success


Dental Implants usually have a high success rate Рover 95% in most cases.  However, there are many factors that can reduce this success rate and ultimately cause your dental implant to fail. Your Dentist will tell you if you are an ideal candidate for dental implants.

General Health

Factors such as smoking or chewing tobacco , certain medications like bisphosphonates , osteoporosis, radiation treatment or a compromised immune system such as diabetes.

Local Factors

The quality and the depth of bone will effect the initial stability of the dental implant at the time of insertion. If you have a heavy bite in that area of the implant can cause undue stress on it and can cause the implant to fail.

The Dentist will have to decide if you grind or clench your teeth and whether or not if you need a soft or hard night guard to protect your investment.

Maintenance Issues

Because Dental Implants are the high end of Dentistry in terms of the technology and costs you have to take care of them like if you have a brand new car. You need to keep the area clean daily and have continued professional management with regular visits to the hygienist and dentist.


If you are thinking of having dental implants then you should be thoroughly investigated by your dentist or oral surgeon and be asssessed to ensure that your success rate are high also.


Why not call us on 01375481000 to check if you are an ideal candidate for a dental implant.