One thought on “What happens if I get gum disease after an implant?

  1. Arti says:

    Like we mentioned earlier, periodontal disease is a leading cause of tooth loss in adults. Like Contact us to find out more! Without proper care, you could develop peri-implantitis — another form of gum disease. Left untreated, it will continue to grow and spread, potentially causing the loss of more teeth. You need healthy, strong gums to get a dental implant. If tooth loss is inevitable, often the best step is to have it extracted. Like we mentioned before, gum disease weakens and dissolves this tissue and bone. So even after you’ve treated the disease, your gum tissue and jawbone may not be strong enough to support an implant. The simple answer is no. However, gum disease will not just up and disappear once a tooth is lost or removed. Once you have an implant, your risk of developing gum disease does not disappear.

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