Treatment for Implant Complications in Portland, OR
Suffering from an implant problem?
Our office is the place to go when you’re having problems with your dental implant. We have decades of experience working with every type of implant and have the equipment and materials needed to address even the most complicated implant cases including:
- Failing dental implants
- Broken implant screws
- Loose implants
- Loose or broken implant crowns
Plus, we proudly partner with surgical specialists in the Portland area to ensure our patients receive comprehensive, collaborative care.
Dr. Manning and Dr. Halmos will make sure that, this time, your implant is set up for success.
Your smile deserves expert care. At Advanced Dentistry, that’s exactly what you’ll get.
Why do dental implants fail?
Dental implants have a success rate upwards of 95%, but without the right team guiding your care, there is risk of complications or failure.
What causes implant failure and complications? It may be a combination of factors, including:
- Gum disease
- Insufficient jaw bone
- Various medical conditions
- Poor dental hygiene
- Smoking and tobacco use
- Allergic reaction
- Improper implant placement
Signs of an implant complication
How do you know that there’s a problem with your implant? You may notice one or more of these symptoms:
- Severe discomfort & pain
- Gum swelling & inflammation
- Loose or shifting implant
- Gum recession around the implant
- Difficulty chewing or speaking
Treatment options for dental implant failures and complications
Your treatment recommendation will be personalized to your specific situation and depend on various factors. For example:
- What is the source of the issue?
- How early did we catch the problem?
- Can we address the issue without removing the implant?
- What lifestyle factors come into play?
In general, there are a few ways to fix an implant:
- Stabilize the existing implant
- Remove the failed implant, allow time to heal, and address the underlying issue
- Remove and place a new implant immediately
Whatever treatment plan we help create for you, our goal is to fix the problem at the source and ensure long-term implant success.
Tips for preventing implant complications
Don’t wait — get help for a broken or failing dental implant
Contact us to schedule your first appointment which will include:
- 90 minutes of one-on-one time with your doctor
- Review of your dental and medical history and any additional diagnostic records, including x-rays
- Discussion of your symptoms and the history of your dental implant
- Complete dental examination, including a head and neck exam, oral cancer screening, and a full tooth and gum analysis
- Discussion of our initial findings
After your first appointment, we’ll invite you back to our office for a complimentary follow-up consultation where we’ll carefully outline our recommendation for fixing your dental implant.
"Calm and relaxed atmosphere, personable staff, this office has everything dialed in to provide a comfortable and professional experience. Dr. Manning’s ability to put you completely at ease is coupled with an expert skill set. The procedure was painless and much shorter than I expected. I will definitely refer my friends to this office."