Dental implants are an innovative solution that is increasingly used in modern dentistry. Their use in reconstructing dental sequences and improving smile is often the best choice. Implant placement requires a detailed plan, basic preparation, and advanced technique to achieve a flawless result. However, there is still a small risk of implant rejection.

Why choose dental implants?

First of all, the patient must be thoroughly informed in order to make a decision in accordance with his or her wishes and real possibilities. Essentially, the installation of a dental implant is a technique that supstitutes the root of the missing teeth. Some time ago as a revolution, and today as a standard, dental implant is usually the best choice when reconstructing teeth and smiles.

The dental implant is a permanent solution and offers the same chewing efficiency as natural teeth with very little risk. The decision to install the implant can directly affect whether you will have a fixed remuneration (crown, bridge, …) or mobile compensation (partial or total denture), which completely changes the way you live, the comfort and quality of your life.

It should be known that there is no ideal age for implants, it is as long as the body and health condition give support to the surgical procedure, which is up to 70 years of age.

What causes the rejection of dental implants?

Detailed overview and analysis was carried out to assess the risks of infection, biocompatibility, and patient’s tissue status, in order to opt for the best plan of therapy and implantation technique. The purpose of this procedure is to guarantee the success of the implant. The dental implant is made of titanium, a material that has been scientifically proven biocompatible with human tissue, so tissues do not consider it a foreign body. In this way, the risk of implant rejection is extremely small. However, preparation is mandatory, and the necessary precautions must always be taken to avoid unexpected reactions. Basically, the rate of success of dental implants is over 95%.

To find out more about implants and various techniques of their installation, schedule a consultation with the oral surgeon from Vunjak team.

What is good to know before installing the implant?

In situations where one or more teeth are missing, it is advised to think about installing a dental implant, whose efficacy and sustainability no longer need to be proved. The idea here is to inform you more on this topic in order to help you make the right choice.

What should you know about the implant?

The dental implant is not an artificial tooth, it serves as an anchor for an individual crown, bridge or conditionally fixed denture. An implant, usually of titanium, replaces the natural root of the tooth extracted after infection or other periodontal disease.

Prepare your teeth before installing an implant

As of your first visit, your dentist will perform a detailed examination and analysis of the orthopan snapshot to determine if implant installation is indicated for you. In the case there is a certain gum or tooth disease, the identified pathologies first will be treated to prepare your fork, since it must be perfectly healthy at the time of implant installation. In that sense, it is important to select a good doctor specialist and avoid unpleasant surprises. Do not hesitate to ask and check the expertise and experience of your oral surgeon, the possession of a degree in specialist studies, the number of implants he has already installed, and the degree of success of previous work.


There are certain local contraindications related to implant installation. Insufficient density and quality of the bone, as indicated, does not allow the implant to be implanted. In addition, implantation is not recommended for pregnant women, immunologically ill person, diabetes, bone diseases, or chemotherapy. Also, consuming tobacco products reduces the chances of success of implant installation intervention.