But after drilling only 5mm the patient complained of pain so I stopped drilling and ordered a CBVT scan.
During a new patient exam of a female patient with asthma and arthritis, I found peri-implantitis, and general periodontal problems .
This is a case of a female patient that has suffered a lot from problems associated with hypodontia.
I ordered fixtures and abutments from my dealer. He delivered the fixtures and then later delivered the abutments.
I have a 50-year old female patient with a history of radiation treatment for breast cancer who needs an implant in her mandibular first molar region.
However, what if the tooth already has had root canal treatment, would there still be any consequences if the implant were placed closer than 1mm?
I need to rehabilitate this case, where the root still remains on the missing tooth. Should I do a Bridge or Implant?
The patient then returned after 1 week, and on examination a dehiscence appeared along one of the implants and the patient continued to complain of dull pain.
I have a 50-year old dental implant patient suffering from arthritis for 20-years. She has been taking methotrexate for 20-years.
The implant is still stable. However, there is bone loss on the lingual.
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.
Have any of you had any patients who developed craniomandibular dysfunction [temperomandibular dysfunction] or unexplained orofacial pain after having implants installed?
Does anyone have any information as to whether Procardia is a contributing factor to implant failure?
At 6-weeks post-operative recall the patient presented with a pustule on the alveolar ridge adjacent to the implant.
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.
My question is: Has anyone ever had an implant fail and you cannot determine the cause?
I installed an implant in healthy bone at site #3 and during a post-op a very small buccal bubble was seen.
A recent cone beam CT revealed the vertical fracture, what is the best approach, Extract and graft immediately?
How do other doctors here handle informed consent for implant placement and site development?
Lesion on palatal aspect of #9. Adjacent implant #8 (Dentsply xive) placed in our practice over 10 years ago.
I had planned extraction and implants for 3 teeth for a 61 year old female patient, who has taken 2 weekly doses of oral bisphosphonate.
The patient developed an extra-oral swelling adjacent to the surgical site on the first day after the lateral sinus lift.
Currently, the goal is to find a solution for the MD spacing prior to placing one implant.
At 3 months post-op, the dental implant at the #4 site was mobile.