Dental implants can cause nerve damage, warns study

Dentists are not being vigilant when carrying out implant surgery and are failing to inform patients about the risks of nerve damage, a study in the British Dental Journal says.
Researchers from King's College London Dental Institute analysed 30 patients with nerve injuries and found problems with pain, speech, eating and kissing.
Around 1% of implant procedures carried out each year result in nerve injuries.

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