Dental Implant Failure
Metal free dental implant
Charlotte North Carolina Dentist


When done well, dental implants are painless and should last forever. Successful implant therapy starts with proper treatment planning, excellent surgical technique and correct occlusal (bite) design (click). If any of these steps are incorrectly carried out, the implant is doomed to fail. Failure can happen just weeks after implant placement, or years later.   


Red line in the above x-rays show bone loss around dental implants. The bone loss is caused by incorrect planning, surgical technique or occlusal (bite) design.



The red lines in the above x-rays show proper bone height (support) around the implants.