Success Rates of Dental Implants

Success Rates of Dental Implants

Dental implants are among the most successful restoration procedures in dentistry. Studies have shown a five-year success rate of approximately 95% for lower jaw implants and 90% for upper jaw implants. The success rate for upper jaw implants is a little lower because the upper jaw is less dense than the lower jaw. This makes it harder for implantation and osseointegration(the process where the implant integrates with the jaw bone) to take place. Dental implants may fail for a number of reasons:

  • Implant Positioning – If the placement of the implant is not ideal, the osseointegration process may not occur properly.
  • Breakage – Implants can sometimes fracture or break.
  • Infection – An infection or an inflammatory condition in the gum or bone.
  • Smoking – Smoking decreases the healing ability of the body and blood flow necessary for proper healing.
  • Poor Oral Hygiene – Poor hygiene can lead to the development of peri-implantitis around dental implants, which is similar to how gum disease forms around the natural tooth.
Clermont Family Dentistry & Dentures
Dr. Mundi Buechele
12344 Roper Blvd
Clermont, FL 34711
352-242-1763
Our practice is conveniently located in Clermont, FL
Our Hours Monday:8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday:8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday:8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday:8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday:8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Cosmetic Dentistry

Smile enhancement can have dramatic results on your overall appearance; even the smallest step can boost your confidence, self-esteem, and make you want to smile more. With modern advances in dentistry, cosmetic procedures can range from a basic color correction to replacing missing teeth, and everything in between. At our Cleremont dental office we offer cosmetic dentistry which include:  dental implants, direct bonding, dental crowns, porcelain veneers, repairing chipped teeth, teeth whitening, tooth colored fillings.

Family Dentistry

If you're looking for a great family dentist in Clermont, at our dental office we can help you achieve and maintain a healthy smile that will serve you for life. At Clermont Family Dentistry, our family and general dentistry services include: exams and cleanings, dental fillingspreventative dentistry for children, root canal treatment, oral cancer screening, dental extractions, complete and partial dentures, laser dentistry.  Contact us today to schedule a dental appointment.

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