about two hundred patients a year with dental implants. Most of them
have very good things to say about the results of their treatment. Many
of them say that the implants have saved their lives and they can now
go about more confidently in their day to day routines. Here's what
one patient has to say...
once a month, however, I do see a patient or two who has had nothing
but problems with their implants. They did not get what they were promised
and they are now very disappointed with the results.
once a week, I get a story on my web site about very disappointing experiences
with dental implants and it usually traces down to treatment from dentists
who are not experienced in dental implant techniques. There have been
studies in the dental literature that show that experience is extremely
important to the implant outcome.
you get an implant, ask around and speak to as many patients as you
can about the success of their implant treatment. Don't be embarrassed....
A little information can go a long way towards saving you a great deal
of trouble. Check out some letters from implant
patients to get more of a feel about what goes on with this modality
of dental treatment...