Durability of a dental implant

Dental implants are the optimal treatment option for replacing your missing teeth. These restorations make it possible for you to enjoy the foods you love and enjoy a natural looking smile.

After your implant placement, proper care ensures it remains healthy and functional for a long time. This care includes routine visits with your family dentist as well as proper daily oral hygiene. How you care for an implant will determine the durability and lifespan.  Implants placed by a properly trained surgeon are likely to last longer. It is important to choose a reputable dentist who is experienced in restoring your implants, like Pinnacle Dental.

The Lifespan of a Dental Implant

With proper care, the average lifespan of a dental implant is approximately 25 years, much longer than other traditional tooth replacement options. However, many factors influence the durability of your dental implant.

These factors include:

  • Implant's location in your mouth
  • Diet and lifestyle
  • Oral hygiene routine
  • Clinical care from your dentist

Patients with good oral hygiene habits can expect their implants to last longer. Oral hygiene includes brushing a minimum of twice daily and flossing once. You must also schedule routine preventive dental care.

Implants placed by a trained and experienced dentist are likely to last longer. It is important to choose a reputable dentist to complete your treatment, like Pinnacle Dental.  

Why Dental Implants Can Fail

Dental implants fail for numerous reasons. Understanding these reasons will help you prevent any issues and prolong the life of your implant.

Factors contributing to a broken dental implant include:

  • Wear and tear
  • Unhealthy habits
  • Medical conditions like diabetes or untreated gum disease

Taking certain medications can interfere with the integration of your implant and can fail. Be sure to ask these questions during your implant consult.

Schedule an Implant Restoration Consult with Pinnacle Dental

Do you have a dental implant that is showing signs of failure? Then call Pinnacle Dental to learn more about dental crown implant restoration. We provide services that make you comfortable.Give our office in Grove City a call or you can request an appointment online.