How long dental implants last ?

This is one of the most common and yet difficult questions that our patients ask us usually during the consultation. The reality is that dental implants don't have an expiry date, however we do believe that if the medical condition of the patient is stable, if the patient has good higiene and if the remaining teeth are healthy and the gum is healthy there is not reason for implants to fail. On a more scientific perspective we have nowadays research studies that show up to 35 years of dental implants still in service. These are ongoing studies and therefore we cannot say that dental implants will last just 35 years. Also, the technology used on dental implants nowadays is far more complex than three decades ago therefore we do believe that the comtemporany implants should give us even better results in terms of longev