If I place a wide platform implant in #2 site and a regular platform in #5 site, will that be enough support for a 4-unit bridge extending from #2 to #5?
My surgeon suggested that after he places the other implant fixtures I convert the overdenture into a provisional hybrid partial denture so the patient can get used to wearing a fixed appliance.
Has anybody used the laser to do part of the surgery for dental implant placement? I would think that the laser would be very useful for making the initial incisions through the soft tissue at the implant site.
When you replace a maxillary canine with a dental implant, is it necessary to place a wide platform implant fixture or will a regular platform be satisfactory?
Dentatus has just come out with Anew, their long-term dental implants with screw retention for provisional implant supported fixed partial dentures.
I am planning to perform a bone augmentation procedure on this region before doing implant placement using a Tutoplast graft.
What are dental labs doing about die relief on implant abutments?
I am a general dentist and have experience placing Nobel Biocare, Biomet 3i and Straumann ITI dental implants. I am now thinking about switching to Ankylos.
I just had a patient back from the periodontist who placed a narrow platform implant in #8 position. Will I be able to achieve an acceptable emergence profile?
Are ridge expansion instruments safe for D-1 or D-2 bone of the lower posterior arch?
I usually never splint implants and natural teeth but would splinting an implant and natural tooth be acceptable in this case?
Can anyone comment knowledgeably about using zirconium oxide to create individualized models of extracted roots, a process called differentiated osseointegration?
What is the function of various coatings on dental implants?
I am currently placing allograft material in my extraction sites with Calcium Sulfate mixed in.
Does anybody have any experience with the Implant Direct line of dental implants?
I am in a situation where cases that I have started are ready for placement, but the patients cannot afford the 50% down payment. What do I do?
I have a patient who has a Branemark Mark II dental implant of 4.0mm in diameter.
Should I proceed with the dental implant treatment plan or should I wait and see if the Zometa adversely affects my implants or produces osteonecrosis of my jaws?
I have treatment planned a patient with hypothyroidism for multiple extractions and immediate insertion of 4-mini-implants…
I placed a dental implant in #13 position last week and the patient returned today for a follow-up visit. The tissue still looked a little red around the implant site.
Does any one have any first hand experience either good or bad with Algipore?
What Are the Advantages of the Basal Osseointegrated Implant?
A couple of small European implant companies have started marketing Titanium dental implant fixtures with Surgical Steel abutments, will this combination lead to failure?
The CBVT scan reveals a very enlarged incisive canal which runs parallel to and extends well beyond the adjacent roots.
I recently placed an implant for a mandibular first molar. Three months later, a periapical radiograph revealed crestal bone loss to up to 3 the third screw threads.