What are the risks involved with dental implants?
As with any surgery, dental implant surgery carries some risks, including infection, as well as damage to nearby nerves, blood vessels or bone. Despite a high success rate, there is also a possibility the implants will fail, which is more likely if you're a smoker.
Author: Jonathan Meddings
First answered: 06 Oct 2014
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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