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Nerve damage after recent dental implants (Inferior Alveolar Nerve)?

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Dr. John Thaler
Dentistry - Prosthodontics
5 doctors agree

In brief: Question ?

If you have damage, see the Surgeon.
Sometimes this can be helped by removing the implant if it is impinging on the nerve or the proximal space. Sometimes it is inflammation and can be resolved with time and medication. See the Oral Surgeon and get a CT scan to evaluate. It is a risk and occasionally happens, but most often is resolved. Good Luck.

In brief: Question ?

If you have damage, see the Surgeon.
Sometimes this can be helped by removing the implant if it is impinging on the nerve or the proximal space. Sometimes it is inflammation and can be resolved with time and medication. See the Oral Surgeon and get a CT scan to evaluate. It is a risk and occasionally happens, but most often is resolved. Good Luck.
Dr. John Thaler
Dr. John Thaler
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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management
2 doctors agree

In brief: See your surgeon

is a rarer complication of lower dental implant placement.
See your surgeon for post-op evaluation and a proper parasthesia treatment as early as possible. The sooner rather than later for a better outcome. Good luck.

In brief: See your surgeon

is a rarer complication of lower dental implant placement.
See your surgeon for post-op evaluation and a proper parasthesia treatment as early as possible. The sooner rather than later for a better outcome. Good luck.
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin
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Dr. Tony Kim
Dentistry - Cosmetic
2 doctors agree

In brief: Could get better

You should get a cone beam scan done to evaluate locations of the nerve and implant.
Sometimes the symptoms are temporary and you can get back to normal. Other times removal of the implant and nerve surgery may be necessary. The most important thing here is to assess the current situation and make a decision from there.

In brief: Could get better

You should get a cone beam scan done to evaluate locations of the nerve and implant.
Sometimes the symptoms are temporary and you can get back to normal. Other times removal of the implant and nerve surgery may be necessary. The most important thing here is to assess the current situation and make a decision from there.
Dr. Tony Kim
Dr. Tony Kim
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Dr. John Britton
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Nerve damage is a co

Nerve damage, inferior alveolar nerve (IAN), is one of the known complications from oral surgery procedures: extractions of wisdom teeth, dental implants on the lower jaw are two procedures where it is possible to occur. Very rare when it does happen and Is usually temperary, but can be permanent.
Allow 3-4 months for regeneration and repair. Itching, tingling sensation or feeling of ants crawling

In brief: Nerve damage is a co

Nerve damage, inferior alveolar nerve (IAN), is one of the known complications from oral surgery procedures: extractions of wisdom teeth, dental implants on the lower jaw are two procedures where it is possible to occur. Very rare when it does happen and Is usually temperary, but can be permanent.
Allow 3-4 months for regeneration and repair. Itching, tingling sensation or feeling of ants crawling
Dr. John Britton
Dr. John Britton
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In brief: Known Risk

But very rare. Not sure of exactly what damage occurred (infection, impingement, cut), so difficult to assess recovery.
Your surgeon and possibly a neurologist should assess your condition and attempt the appropriate therapy.

In brief: Known Risk

But very rare. Not sure of exactly what damage occurred (infection, impingement, cut), so difficult to assess recovery.
Your surgeon and possibly a neurologist should assess your condition and attempt the appropriate therapy.
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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