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Success Rates of Dental Implants

Dental implants continue to be successful, however there are still challenges when it comes to individuals who are diabetic or smokers. In addition, people who have cancer as well as osteoporosis are often not eligible for dental implant technology. Which is due to the bones of people with various diseases are simply not able to correctly integrate the implant post that is intended to replace the natural tooth root [1]. Fortunately new technology is on the horizon that is helping to eliminate this problem.

Supporting Better Bone Generation

Supporting Better Bone GenerationResearchers continue to discover a number of polymers, and other types of advanced materials that are used to cover an implant post with a coating that is biodegradable. When this material comes into contact with bone, it eventually dissolves thereby releasing various compounds of silicone. In addition, other molecules that are bio-active are released which supports better bone generation and bonding. This unique and innovative technology also allows for a sturdy surface. This further facilitates the integration into bone [2].Patients of all Ages Are Now Able To Enjoy a Better Quality of Life

Patients of all Ages Are Now Able To Enjoy a Better Quality of Life

Many studies are done, supporting the benefits of these up-and-coming technologies in terms of dental implants. Continued success rates of dental implant technology is improving. With so much to offer it is clear to see why dental implant technology has become so incredibly popular and useful. Patients of all ages are now able to enjoy a better quality of life simply because of dental implants and all that they make possible [3].

Contact your dentist in Tigard, OR, Dr. Rashidi at Washington Square Dental today to learn more about this innovative and reliable tooth replacement technology.


[1] Dental Implants and What They Mean For You
[2] What is Involved With Having Dental Implants Placed?
[3] Dental Implant Success Rates as Related to Dental Bridges