NetWellness is a global, community service providing quality, unbiased health information from our partner university faculty. NetWellness is commercial-free and does not accept advertising.
Thursday, May 28, 2015
Crowns, Bridges, Dentures, Implants
how safe are dental implants in a diabetic patient? do they have to face any complication after the procedure or in near future? are they safe? what special care do diabetics have to take after the implants?
For a controlled diabetic, there are no complications beyond what an average patient receiving surgery would have. Regular check-ups and cleanings are important.
Uncontrolled diabetics should consult with their physician before any surgery.
Nancy L Clelland, DMD, MSD
Professor of Restorative & Prosthetic Dentistry
College of Dentistry
The Ohio State University