Frequently Asked Questions - Dental Implant
- What is a dental implant?
- Am I suitable for an implant?
- How much do implants cost?
- Can I get help with paying for implants?
- What are the success rates for implants?
- What are the risks of implants?
What happens if the implant is rejected?
Failure of an implant or rejection is rare but it does happen. If you are a heavy smoker or have an illness or disease of your immune system then this is more of a risk.
This is why it is so important that you look after your teeth – both the natural and replacement ones, and visit the dentist on regular occasions.
If an implant is rejected then it can be replaced with another slightly bigger implant. If this fails then your dentist may advise you to wear a dental bridge instead.
If you notice any problems with your replacement teeth and/or implants then contact your dentist.