Depression Drugs Are Fatal for Dental Implants- A Study

13 January 2015, Plaza Dental Group

Depression Drugs Are Fatal for Dental Implants- A Study

People who take Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) are twice as likely to have dental implants fail as those who are not taking SSRIs. SSRIs are the most common type of drug for depression treatment.

A recent article from the International and American Associations for Dental Research shows that the drug plays a key role in decreasing bone formation and heightening the risk of bone fracture. As bone metabolism influences osseointegration or dental implantation, the article looks at the relationship between SSRIs and osseointegrated implant failures.

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Susan Millar Dental

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04 October 2016

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