I am also concerned, though, about the cost of implant failure.
how do you know that the graft site is ready to receive an implant?
Can I place the implant and then pack the Puros around it?
I have got a new patient 78 year old male with Parkinsons Disease and I have treatment planned him for 2 lower implants in a edentulous mandible and a mandibular overdenture.
I need to research placing dental implants in organ transplant patients but I can’t seem to find very much information on the topic. Where can I find studies, if there are any?
The inferior alveolar nerve space is quite unusual in that it is over 10mm in height and over 4mm in width.
Recently we extracted a lower left second premolar [#20] which had a huge periapical odontogenic cyst.
I am just wondering if placing a V-ring against the implant crown will pose any danger to the implant because of the pressure the springing action will exert on the implant.
With several high profile narrow diameter implant systems on the market, we’re wondering if the Atlas system is truly distinct?
Most of the implant retained mandibular overdentures that I have seen have two implants, but some lecturers recommend three and some say to place minis.
When making an impression of multiple implant fixtures in one arch, is the best procedure to splint all the transfer impression copings together with resin?
I am about to restore a bone level Straumann implant in the 15 site. I noticed that the implant fixture is not in the ideal parallel position.
I would like to know from other dentists placing implants of their experience with the use of chlorhexidine, and whether it is negative or positive when used during surgery?
Where can I find more information about the CTX Test and guidelines for use in diagnosing and treatment planning patients for implants?
Does anyone have experience with treating an implant fixture that fractured under occlusal loading?
I’m not sure if I will be able to achieve primary stability. If not, do I have to go back in and to remove the titanium screws that I used to hold the block graft in place?
ut when I went in to torque down the abutment, the implant began to spin in the socket. What do I do now?
I tightened the implant beyond 45 Ncm. It’s the fourth post-operative day and the patient still has pain which is relieved with analgesics.
I am planning on using osteotomes to fracture the floor of the sinus and elevate it 4mm in order to gain adequate bone height to place 4.1x8mm tapered implants.
If an implant fails and exfoliates by itself or is extracted, can that implant be sterilized and reused?
I placed a parallel wall cylinder implant 4×11.5 at #29 site, mandibular right second premolar, on a 37 year-old healthy woman.
I have seen advertisements for Osteocel, which describe this as a bone matrix product containing stem cells
When I viewed the immediate post-op panoramic radiograph, I noticed that I had packed in a bit more graft than I really needed and this appears to have obliterated part of the maxillary sinus cavity.
I have a patient with an HA MicroVent 10 X 3.7 implant in the #4 region which was placed in 1989.
On the periapical radiograph the root apex appears very close to the nasopalatine foramen. What are my chances of injuring the nerve?