Dental Implant Site Preparation: When drilling the holes for inserting an implant, what happens if the drills used cause the bone to get overheated?
Can it crack (fracture) your jaw? What if too much force is used putting in the implant? ...Visitor from PA
Overheating bone, causes it to die. This can result in loss of a graft, or loss of an implant.
I can't comment on jaw fracture as I don't know of any scenario where overheating causes a fracture to occur. Usually fracture is associated with insufficient bone and or trauma.
Wisconsin Reconstructive Implant Dentistry
Richard Winter, DDS MAGD
Winter Dental Associates
Hampton Dental Associates
5323 W. Hampton Avenue
Milwaukee Wisconsin WI 53218
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