How old is too old to get full dental implants?
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Dental implant and age
No age limit as long as your health!
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How old is too old for Dental Implants.
Implants can be placed at any age if there is good bone. Bone grafting techniques can create additional bone for implant placement as well.
Lower dentures can almost always be retained with anterior implants because there is almost always olenty of bone in the anterior mandible. That is where implants were placed in my uncle.
Ira L Shapira DDS, D,ABDSM, D,AAPM, FICCMO
Chair, Alliance of TMD Organizations
Diplomat, American Academy of Pain Management
Diplomat, American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine
Regent & Fellow, International College of CranioMandibular Orthopedics
Board Eligible, American Academy of CranioFacial Pain
Dental Section Editor, Sleep & Health JournalMember, American Equilibration Society
Member, Academy of Applied Myofunctional Sciences
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