Obviously there are medical conditions that can have an effect on implant healing and surgery. We need to know about these as they can modify your treatment plan. There are very few that mean you cannot have dental implants.
A full medical history will be taken as suitability is assessed. In most cases however, if the situation is known about and managed, dental implants will still be possible. Some examples of these medical conditions that we need to be aware of include but are not confined to:
- Intravenous Bisphosphonate therapy
- Recent heart attack or cardiac surgery within the past 6 months
- Uncontrolled Diabetes
- Uncontrolled Blood Pressure
- Myasthenia gravis
- Warfarin use with INR (clotting ratio)higher than 3.0