Allergy to Dental Implants

Nearly all dental implants are made from titanium, which is a biocompatible metal. Although very rare, some individuals have reported an allergic reaction to dental implants made from titanium.
Can the Metal Used for Implants Cause Allergic Reactions?

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Answered By: Dr. David R. Edenbaum - Marlton , NJ

Betsy asks:

Besides titanium, what are the other metals used in a dental implant? Can the titanium or any of these other metals cause allerg...

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Metal Allergy: Can I Still Get Dental Implants?

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Answered By: Dr. Michael Tischler - Woodstock , NY

Sharon asks:
I am a 48-year old female in excellent health with an allergy to nickel. I have problems wearing any metal jewelry for more than...

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Positive MELISA Test for Titanium: What Are My Options for Implants? Zirconium?

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Answered By: Dr. Edward Kusek - Sioux Falls , SD

Anon asks:

I have a history of autoimmune disease, and currently have atopic eczema. I lost a tooth 2 years ago and wanted an implant. Given...

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Can Dental Implants Cause an Allergic Reaction?

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Answered By: Dr. Carlos Boudet - West Palm Beach , FL

Marie asks:

Could dental implants somehow cause an allergic reaction? What about if you need bone grafts along with the implants?


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