According to the researchers, Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors, or SSRIs, may reduce bone formation, which can complicate the osseointegration process that must occur for a successful implantation. Researchers evaluated six years' worth of dental implants records and followed up with patients between three months and five years after implant placement. The link between implant failure and SSRI use was comparable to the failure associated with smoking.
Dr. Kevin Sands takes into account a patient's personal, medical, and dental history to ensure that the restoration options he recommends are the most appropriate. He explains, "If you're interested in a new smile makeover, give us a call at the office, talk to the treatment coordinator, set up a no-charge consultation, and I will educate you on all the procedures out there. I will explain the pros and cons, and I will show you before and after pictures." He also explains the dental implants cost, which can vary according to a patient's needs.