I understand that there are risks and complications associated with the administration of medications, including anesthesia, and performance of the Recommended Treatment. These potential risks and complications, include, but are not limited to, the following:
1. Drug reactions and side effects.
2. Post-operative pain, bleeding, oozing, infection and/or bone infection. Bruising
and/or swelling, delayed healing, restricted mouth opening for several days or weeks.
3. Damage to adjacent teeth or tooth restorations.
4. Possible involvement of the sinus cavity and creation of an opening from the
mouth into the nasal or sinus cavity, which may require additional treatment or
surgical repair at a later date.
5. Nerve injury, which may occur from the surgical procedure and/or the delivery of local anesthesia, resulting in altered or loss sensation, numbness, pain, or
altered feeling in the face, cheek(s), lips, chin, teeth, gums, and/or tongue
(including loss of taste). Such conditions may resolve over time, but in some
cases, may be permanent.
6. Inability to place the implant due to the local anatomy or implant failure.
7. Discoloration and appearance changes of the gum tissue or unsatisfactory
8. Bone loss around the implant(s) and/or adjacent teeth, which may result in loss
of implant and/or adjacent teeth and which may necessitate bone grafting
9. Jaw fracture.
10. As a result of the injection or use of anesthesia, at times there may be swelling,
jaw muscle tenderness or even resultant numbness of the tongue, lips, teeth,
jaws and/or facial tissues, which is typically temporary, but in rare instances, may