Bleeding from Dental Implants

Sara, a dental implant patient from Texas, asks us:

My dental implant is about 9yrs old. Lately I’ve been having some bleeding around the back of the dental implant.

My dentist has sinced moved, so my question is why is it bleeding? I’m a flosser 3 to 4 times a day and brush my teeth the same way I did before I got the dental implant. I try to keep the area clean and healthly, so what could it be? Thanks for any information.

3 thoughts on “Bleeding from Dental Implants

  1. Anonymous says:

    Schedule an appointment with a periodontist that routinely works with implants for and evaluation ASAP. Also, a) is the crown loose at all? can you wiggle it? b)are you in no Maintenance (cleaning/checkups) program?

  2. Anonymous says:

    I recommend you renew the should check the occlusion and must find the clearance is loss,so you should remove the crown and renew it.

  3. Anonymous says:

    First, the only dentist you should see first is one that is familiar with you. Perhaps he/she is the one that originally did the work on the implants. If not then find a reputable dentist.

    You general dentist is out for your best interest and well-being. If not, you need to find a new dentist, plain and simple. Your dentist will diagnose the problem. If the problem is perplexing and diagnosis is elusive, a specialist may come into the picture. Your dentist, depending on their experience, may also refer you to see a specialist to manage and treat the problem.

Leave a Comment:

Comment Guidelines: Be Yourself. Be Respectful. Add Value. For more details, read our comment guidelines. Though we require an email to comment, we will NEVER publish your email.
Required fields are marked *

Posted in Planning & Complications.
Bookmark Bleeding from Dental Implants

Videos to Watch:

Dental Implant for Lower Right Second Molar

This video shows implant placement on the lower right second molar.[...]

Watch Now!
Saving a Bridge with Periodontal Therapy

This video shows a case involving a 48-year-old male who was referred for periodontal treatment[...]

Watch Now!
Immediate Loading Full Arch

This video shows a case of Immediate loading of a full arch with simultaneous guided[...]

Watch Now!
Apically Repositioned Flap Technique Around Implants

The apically positioned flap is a commonly used surgical approach, that may help the long[...]

Watch Now!
Digitally Planned Bone Augmentation and Immediate Implantation

This video shows a case using the Ring technique to provide bone augmentation along with[...]

Watch Now!
AnyRidge Implants: Replacement of Upper Left Molars

This video shows the replacement of maxillary upper left molars with Megagen AnyRidge Implants.[...]

1 Comment

Watch Now!
Guided Implant Surgery & Immediate Temporisation

This video demonstrates the placement of a missing pre-molar using computer-guided surgery and immediate temporization.[...]

1 Comment

Watch Now!
Implantoplasty to Treat Peri-implantitis

This video shows the use of the Implantoplasty technique to treat peri-implantits. Granulation tissue and[...]


Watch Now!
Placement of Implant Using EZ Devices

This video demonstrates the placement of a dental implant in the upper jaw using the[...]

Watch Now!
BonePen: Improve Positioning of Implants

A short video demonstrating close up the use of the BonePen Kit, a set of[...]

Watch Now!
Vertical and Horizontal Bone Augmentation with Khoury Bone Plates

This video shows a way to utilize thin autogenous bone plates to create stunning bone.[...]


Watch Now!
Maxgraft bonering: immediate implant placement

This video shows a live surgery using the maxgraft bonering, which is a pre-fabricated[...]

1 Comment

Watch Now!