AFTER SURGERY :
- Follow prescriptions of antibiotics and analgesics
- Eat warm and soft
- Do not Spit
- Do not drink through a straw
- No suction
- Do not apply heat directly to the operated area
- Avoid alcohol and tobacco consumption until the end of the healing
If for any discomfort or issue, stay in communication with our dentists.
RISKS AND POSSIBLE COMPLICATIONS :
- SWELLING : normal response within 48 hours after surgery
- ECCHYMOSES : at the skin adjacent to the implant, disappear after 7 to 10 days
- PAIN : normal , controlled by pain medication prescribed by the dentist
- BLEEDING : normal 24 to 48 hours after implant placement
- INFECTION : relatively rare at the implant site. Controlled by taking antibiotics, discretion of the dentist.
- FAILURE OF INTEGRATION : (3-7 %), the implant has not merged with the bone. In these cases , remove the implant and start again.
According to the anatomy of each patient, there is a risk of loss of temporary or permanent sensitivity chin and tongue if the implant is located near the nerve; a risk of sinusitis , a risk of damage of the roots of teeth adjacent to the implant, and a risk of fracture of the jaw during site preparation for the implant in cases of bone atrophy . These risks will be discussed with the treating dentist.