Dental Implants for Smokers

Basal dental implants are recommended for smokers because they are not affected by bone resorption.

Patients who smoke are not accepted by implant dentists who place conventional dental implants because the heat from cigarettes, whether tobacco cigarettes or electronic cigarettes, damages the gum tissue where conventional dental implants are placed. These gum tissues are subject to resorption causing the implants to loosen and fall.

Dr Genchev fixing a basal dental implant on a smoker

Basal dental implants are set in much deeper, harder bone, the cortical bone. As a result, basal implants are not affected by the resorption of soft gum tissue. It is therefore possible to place dental implants on smokers. This is the best solution for a complete dental restoration of both jaws.

A large number of patients who undergo basal dental implant treatment are current or former smokers. It’s the only effective solution to restore their smile and their ability to eat normally.

Dr Genchev dentist basal dental implant Bulgaria Plovdiv

Dr Genchev
Basal Implant Dentist

Dr Georgy Genchev is one of the best specialists for Full Mouth Dental Implants. He specialises in patients with severe bone loss.

He has over 12 years experience in full dental rehabilitation with basal dental implants.

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