Can implants still be unscrewed 5 months after they were put in? What are the risks associated with doing this? (photos)
Doctor Answers (4)
See an oral surgeon
It IS possible to unscrew dental implants
It is best to see an experienced oral surgeon and possibly a neurosurgeon to try to save the nerve. After 5 months it is possible that the nerve is beyond repair.
Numbness after implant placement in the maandibular canal.
You may be able to unscrew the implants or they may need to be removed with a trephine.
PROCEED WITH GREAT CAUTION TO NOT MAKE MATTERS WORSE.