How Does Implant Inflammation Occur? Treatment of Inflamed Implant
Infections and inflammation may occur after the implant treatment cause of several reasons. It is one of the most dangerous situations which is usually caused by the patients. Hygiene is a serious and one of the most important factors to be considered after the implant treatment. If the patient does not care about the hygiene issues, it might cause serious problems which can affect the health of the patient.
The first and most common reason why infections and inflammations may occur after the implant treatment is bad and careless oral care. Patients have to clean their mouths regularly, brush and floss their teeth at the same time. Otherwise, infections can occur after the treatment. Another reason why infections might occur is smoking. Patient, who smokes, uses tobacco and tobacco products might have serious and dangerous problems about the inflammation and infections after the treatment. They might be in the high-risk group and tobacco products may spread infections and inflammations in the mouth. In addition to that, if there was an infection or inflammation before the implant treatment and the treatment is operated on the infection area, infections and inflammation may occur after the implant treatment.
Treatment of Inflamed Implant
Patients, who had an implant treatment, should inform the expert when there is an unexpected situation. Early diagnosis of inflammation or infection problem is significantly essential for the health of the patient. The patient should contact the expert directly and begin the treatment of the inflamed implant at the earliest time. The expert will clean the areas of the infections and inflammation directly and sterilize the area at the same time. If the expert deems it appropriate, medication therapy can be applied to the patient. In cases where the problem is detected late, the implant can be removed, the treatment is applied and it is placed again. The recovery time can be changeable according to the operation. While some cases can recover in a week, the recovery might take months at the same time according to the situation and the level of the inflammation.