Patient came in for follow up and the second PA was obtained. 2 mm of crestal bone loss has occurred.
The membrane became exposed on the third day post-operatively.
Will a highly inflamed sinus lead to graft failure?
I reviewed the implant patient after a week and noticed that the suture on top of the cover screw was gone and the flap was open.
At 6-weeks post-operative recall the patient presented with a pustule on the alveolar ridge adjacent to the implant.
I have had a couple of post-op complications with extraction of posterior lower molar followed by immediate implant placement.
Considering laceration at the root tip, does this canine have a good prognosis to be put back into occlusion?
I have a new patient who presents with an implant installed 20-years ago in Wales in the United Kingdom.
Tooth #21 broke off at the gum line and patient wants to place an implant.
In these case photos, you see the septum showing DASK [Dentium Sinus Kit] access and careful lifting of the sinus membrane without tearing it .
There is limited restorative space for this implant case, and I need to assess all the options.
This case discusses approaches to solve the problem of recession involving implants predictably.
I am concerned that I will not be able lift the membrane off the septum without tearing, and so I’m considering using a Bicon implant.
A recent cone beam CT revealed the vertical fracture, what is the best approach, Extract and graft immediately?
Lesion on palatal aspect of #9. Adjacent implant #8 (Dentsply xive) placed in our practice over 10 years ago.
We were surprised to see that there is a large resorption around all the implants. Can we restore these implants?
On examination I found that the abutment had fractured just coronal to the Morse taper connection. I cannot remove the rest of the abutment.
For the next step there are two alternatives: either have 2 implants installed or just 1 cantilevering lateral incisor.
A dentist asked for my opinion in regards to a surgical exposure of a lower premolar.
In all instances, the implant and the surrounding tissues appeared fine and asymptomatic. However, the patient returned complaining of exudate.
This is the first time that I used a surgical guide stent to install the implants. I think they look too close together.
I had placed this Straumann bone level implant and on day of placement there was 1 mm exposure of the implant on the distofacial line angle.
One of the ways to achieve predictable primary stability, besides implant site preparation and implant insertion, is intraoral welding.
I recently saw a patient last week for extraction #10 (left lateral incisor), with immediate placement of an implant. The extraction was atraumatic, five walls were visualized and accounted for.
I am planning to do full mouth extractions followed by placement of implants to support a fixed detachable prosthesis for a young patient suffering from generalized aggressive periodontitis.