My Mother, 81 years old, no diabetes, no any injection or medication for osteoporosis, but she has osteoporosis going on. On the 15th day after surgery 9 implants (#31; #26; #23; #19; #20; #12; #5; #4; #3) implant #5 had failed. That tooth was extracted during the surgery (periodontics), for some reason, even I had asked, doctor didn't wont to do grafting first, Immediately after extraction he pleased implant #5. Now it failed and he sad, after three month - heeling he wants to placed again.
On the 15th Day of Previously Placed Implant #5, After Pain Suffer, Implant Failed. Is Safe to Do Again?
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Doctor Answers 3
Implants can fail with the best surgeon with immediate and non immediate surgeries. It's is completely fine to replace the implant in 3 months.
Safe to redo implant
I would make sure the bone has had plenty of time to heal, 3-4 months will probably be sufficient. After proper healing it would be safe to place another implant. Failures don't happen often, but they do happen. Sometimes the body just needs a little more healing time before placement.
Safe to try another implant?
Yes I suggest you wait about 3 months for healing to be complete and attempt again good luck
Kevin Coughlin DMD, MBA, MAGD CEO Baystate Dental PC
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