Dental implants take a very long time to heal once implanted into your jawbone. During the 3-6 month healing phase, patients need to be very careful not to disturb their healing oral tissues. And although not as bad as smoking, drinking alcohol can negatively affect healing dental implants.
But does this mean you should stop drinking alcohol altogether? Not necessarily.
Avoid Alcohol for the First 72 Hours
The first 72 hours are crucial to the success of your dental implant's healing.