Importance Of Informed Consent

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Informed consent is an important part of patient autonomy. Discuss how you inform your patient about implants and the potential risks / complications associated with implants. Our practice does not offer implant placement. We usually refer our patients to a specialist if they choose to get implant instead of a permanent bridge. My job is to inform the patient about the importance of immaculate homecare and the proper ways of caring for the implants after placement. I also maintain existing implants and evaluate for implant health. We do not recommend implants as an option for tooth replacement for patients with severe periodontal issues because the failure rate is high. I do talk to my patients about the benefits of having implant and also
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