Hi Sandy.Well, had the 2 implants May 9th, had throbbing pain for 8 days before they found out the tooth next to the implants is abcessed. Had a root canal, but still have intense pain. Went back to root canal Dr. today, he put me on massive antibiotics, and a solu-medrol pack to reduce swelling. At this point I'm unsure what exactly IS the problem! How did you know when your implant didn't take? I had 2 previously put in without a single problem!