Experienced small-diameter implant clinician and lecturer Dr. Joseph Gillespie outlines how you can grow your practice and better serve your patients by becoming certified in the mini dental implant procedure.
Experts discuss questions related to to Mini Dental Implants.
For Mini Dental Implants, which type is more useful, with Collar or without Collar?
I have a patient who wants me to do a roundhouse, implant supported bridge on his maxilla. However, he still has some teeth which are maintainable.
The reason I am using a mini implant is because the patient cannot afford a conventional implant. How long should I wait before I place a definitive crown?
What is the ideal RPM for drilling the pilot holes for IMTEC mini implants diameters to stabilize a lower denture?
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Dr. Paul M. Mullasseril answers your questions on Mini Dental Implants.
Are there any true absolute contra-indications for small diameter implants as compared to conventional dental implants?
Could I place mini implants in the posterior area to support and retain a removable partial denture with a saddle area on the one side?
Has anyone used the Intra-Lock mini implant system to replace maxillary lateral incisors in a space too small for conventional implants?
I have treatment planned a patient with hypothyroidism for multiple extractions and immediate insertion of 4-mini-implants…
I have a new patient in the practice who has a mini implant (IMTEC), one-piece design, in his mandibular first premolar site, with a PFM cemented on it. I have never seen in practice a situation like this and want to get some advice on follow-up.
I am going to be getting a lower overdenture and have received two conflicting pieces of advice from dentists, one says to use conventional implants while the other says to use mini implants.
These narrow diameter implants present a cost-effective alternative for restoring limited spaces with implant restorations, without the bone augmentation or orthodontic procedures required for conventional fixed restorations.
I am interested in hearing others experiences regarding the practice of using mini implants in sites where there is a congenitally missing lateral incisor and the deciduous tooth is about to be lost, but full bone growth has not occurred in the patient yet.
Mini Dental Implants (MDI’s) represent another stage in the development of implant dentistry. MDI’s are narrower than conventional dental implants and offer many unique advantages.
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I am concerned about the technique used for connecting the bridge to the mini implant.
I am thinking of restricting my use of mini implants to the anterior mandible for supporting overdentures, but I am concerned about longevity.
I have been using the mini-implant screws for orthodontic anchorage, but the costs are getting extreme.
Will small diameter implants be adequate to support a full arch fixed partial denture in Type IV bone?
Is there a difference with the terms narrow diameter implants, mini implants or small diameter implants?
By using small diameter implants, we eliminate the need in many cases for bone augmentation and sinus lift procedures…a simple system for SDI placement eliminates many potential complications…
I am now thinking about introducing mini implants into my practice but am unsure what to say to patients.
I have a patient that has been treatment-planned by her dentist to have a fixed maxillary bridge from #3-#14 supported by endodontically treated teeth # 3,6 and 14.