How Soon Can You Fly After Dental Implants?

What is the downside of dental implants?

Dental Implants Require a Surgery for Placement The complication rate is just an average 5 to 10%.

The risks and complications you are taking for dental implants include infection, damage to other teeth, delayed bone healing, nerve damage, prolonged bleeding, jaw fractures and more..

Can you fly after dental implants?

Here are several facts and tips on flying after teeth extraction or placement of dental implants: While we recommend patients to rest for a day or two following oral surgery procedures, it is completely safe to travel or fly, even immediately after surgery.

How soon can you fly after a tooth extraction?

We recommend waiting at least a day or two following wisdom teeth removal to travel (as mentioned, third or fourth day is the peak of discomfort). However, it is safe to fly after or travel after surgery (it will not affect your bleeding or healing process).

How long does it take for gums to heal after dental implants?

After the abutment is placed, your gums must heal for about two weeks before the artificial tooth can be attached.

What should I avoid after dental implants?

Foods to AvoidTough foods, such as steak and raw vegetables.Crunchy foods, such as popcorn and chips.Sticky foods, such as caramel and taffy.Chewy foods, such as gummies and bagels.Spicy foods, such as hot peppers and salsa.Acidic foods, such as oranges and tomatoes.Very hot foods and liquids, such as coffee and soup.

Do dental implants affect airport security?

Many patients ask if their dental implants will set off alarms at airport security. The simple answer is NO. Dental implants are made of titanium metal and therefore are not magnetic. Hence they do not set off alarms at airport security.