Toothy first: implant migrates into nasal septum

Patient had a nasal obstruction a week after implants in her upper jaw: case report

One woman’s bid to improve her smile didn’t go to plan when her dental implant migrated into her nasal septum in a clinical first, Portuguese doctors report.

Intraoperative finding of foreign body in the nasal septum.

The 37-year-old presented to the Hospital de Braga ED complaining of nasal obstruction and pain one week after a dental implant was placed in her upper incisive region, the otorhinolaryngologists write in

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