Who Is a Candidate for Dental Implant Treatment?
Posted on November 4, 2014
As a result of the many advances in the field of implant dentistry, nearly everyone missing one or more teeth is a candidate for dental implant treatment, provided that they are in reasonably good health. A few medical conditions, such as uncontrolled diabetes, can undermine the success of implant treatment. However, very few conditions would prevent someone from having dental implant treatment.
One important factor that determines whether someone is a candidate for dental implant treatment is the quality and quantity of available bone for implant placement. However, with the developments in bone grafting procedures, even people who have lost a significant amount of bone can qualify for dental implant treatment.