Risks and complications


Since the field of implant dentistry was first introduced, procedures have been refined and optimised for clinical practice with a view to improving the predictability and reliability of results. Today, our focus is now on preventing and reducing risks.

“Today, our focus is now on preventing and reducing risks”

New approaches have been proposed, such as digital workflows and flapless surgery. However, these come with a number of potential risks which all practitioners should be aware of. For bone regeneration procedures, we need materials which will result in the highest biological activity and the lowest morbidity. However, the potential risk associated with these materials is still under debate and the topic is widely discussed.