Smoking effects on dental implants:imagesCALYEIEX

1:  Smoking slows the healing time of the surgery

2: Greater risk to bone loss and gum disease surrounding the dental implants

3:  Medication which help the healing process has limited effect on smokers

4:  Higher risk for losing implants

5:  In smokers, implants failure are more in the upper arch as compared to lower arch

6:  Dental implant complications are twice as compared to non-smokers

7:  Effect of smoking get worse for the implant as your duration increases with smoking

8:  Higher rate of tooth loss

Smokers: effect of smoking on the implant may be reversed if you follow smoking cessation protocols

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