As with any surgery, there is a risk of complications related to infection or reaction to anesthesia. In extreme cases, infection will require removal and reinsertion of the implant.
You can avoid most complications by selecting a qualified, experienced surgeon and by following pre- and postoperative instructions. With proper precautions by the surgical team, complications are typically minimized or prevented. Swelling and bruising often occur after the procedure and will subside within several days. Scarring may also occur, which can be treated with other procedures.
Bleeding can produce excessive bruising or at worst, a blood clot, which requires physician intervention and results in a longer recovery time. Nerve damage is a rare complication, but it can occur. When it does occur, nerve damage can be temporary, resolving itself after about six months.
The results of facial implant surgery may not be fully evident for several months.
As one of the premiere oral and maxillofacial surgery practices in South Florida, we are proud to be affiliated with numerous reputable hospitals.
Here at Oral Facial Reconstruction and Implant Center, we make every effort to provide you with both the finest care and convenient financial options.
We are located close to local hospitals to grant you further peace of mind.