Toothy first: implant migrates into nasal septum

Patient had a nasal obstruction a week after implants in her upper jaw: case report
Intraoperative finding of foreign body in the nasal septum.

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.

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 BMJ Case Reports.