lymehater, any stress to the body is an invitation for lyme to rear its ugly head.
I healed from lyme a year ago and then broke a tooth at the root and decided to have an implant versus all the other options. The other options were fully paid for, but not guaranteed to last - bridge, crown, etc.
So I went for the implant. The surgeon saw my bone was not sufficient and I had to have a bone graft. Well, there you go for 3 months - healing from the bone graft. I did super well and did not have any complications.
Then is the implant time. I again did super well, BUT.... I got a twinge of lyme. My knees began to swell. I went straight for my herbs to nip it in the bud. The implant surgery weakened my immune system, or else the worry about the surgery. Whatever, I had to immediately go into immune system rebuilding mode to help me heal.
Now I have another 3 months before the tooth can be attached. I am doing super well, but it was scary for a bit.
Anything can lower the immune system and lyme will jump back into attack.
The first thing I did was eat raw garlic, upped my water intake, added in more fermented foods. Our immune system is so directly related to our gut.
This is all my opinion and I am not a doctor.
Dr. K. says that, because there are so many infections in teeth, jaws, roots, every time you stir them, you may spread them around.
The problem with bone graft is that if the BONE on which the graft STANDS is still not stable, the implant will not hold well and may break. Dentists never talk about
that, because they all want to sell their implants, which they say are almost 100% sure, strong, never break, safe.
I guess, in some parts of my jaws bone graft could stay, but I'm sure that my upper left side jaw has no strong bones to hold anything for long....
Even after lyme was gone, all my teeth were movable, somehow: I just had to push with a mild force, every single tooth moved a bit. That is a bad start... As I said, my case is usually one of the worst, I hope other guys have more successful implants.
But I'd rather take titanium off the list. Again, do your own research or energy testing. Titanium tests good for no one, says my lyme doctor. He never met a person who would test good for titanium implants after about
2 decades doing cavitation surgeries with patients.