There are some medical factors that might prevent a person from being a good candidate for dental implants.

Some of these may be uncontrolled diabetes, chemotherapy or radiation therapy, parathyroid disorders, blood disorders, rare bone disorders or bone marrow cancer.

Some physical factors may include insufficient or poor quality bone, low sinuses or nerve bundles.



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  • Is the concept of dental implants a new one?
  • What factors contribute to the long term success of dental implants?
  • Who can place a dental implant in my mouth?
  • Who can restore the teeth on top of the dental implants?
  • Are there any age limitations for dental implants?
  • How often will I need to have my implants checked?
  • Is dental implant surgery painful?
  • When can I return to work after implant surgery?
  • Are there any professional organizations for implant dentists?
  • One thought on “What might be some factors that would prevent me from being an implant candidate?

    • April 2, 2013 at 8:14 pm
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      There are many aspects of this article on which I concur with you. You have generated synapses in my brain not used often. Thank you for getting my neurons jumping.

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