Which size and length of fixation screw do you use most often for fixation of a buccal plate that fractured after ridge splitting or to stabilize a block graft?
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I am treatment planning a maxillary prosthesis for a patient with Sjogrens syndrome who has had 5 implants placed in her edentuluous maxilla.
I have seen a number of cases where implants and natural teeth are connected by a bridge. I know traditionally this was not considered a viable long-term option.
After removal of the implant, I placed Beta Tricalcium Phosphate (bTCP) into the implant site and sutured the buccal and palatal flaps closed.
This same patient presented yesterday with a pea sized lump in the vestibule at the level of the 12 apex which also approximates the junction of the apical portion of the vertical release incision
I have had some complaints from my patients concerning the staining around the margins of the composite filling the screw access holes.
I placed an implant and did GBR. Unfortunately I forgot to place the cover screw.
I primarily place Nobel Biocare implants, which have a recommended torque of 35Ncm for implant abutments.
One of the factors in maintaining the health of implants is insuring that there is an adequate zone of keratinized tissue around the implant.
I performed a lateral window approach for a sinus lift and bone graft. I cut a window in the lateral wall and I accidentally dropped the bone fragment that I had cut out, into the floor of the sinus.
Straumann Dental implant fixture is not compatible with the correct size Straumann Abutment?
Is it possible to cut the implant at bone level and submerge it?
Have any of you installed implants in patients with well controlled, aplastic anemia or hemolytic anemia?
For a Guided Bone Regeneration procedure, in general, which in your experience provides a better barrier and is more effective: non-resorbable membrane or a resorbable collagen membrane?
I was wondering if you all could comment on how you manage a mandibular lingual plate perforation during osteotomy preparation.
What kinds of implant restorations do you hear most complaints about?
Patient was referred to Endo for apicoectomy #11. Now 6 months after treatment was provided, the patient has developed permanent paresthesia.
I find I have to get out 3-4 of the same drivers to unscrew all the screws from a 6 implant hybrid or an AO4 hybrid.
I placed an implant in the maxillary first molar site. The implant is healing well and has excellent primary stability.
I know d-PTFE membrane can be left exposed, but it’s also recommended that the membrane be removed at around 4 weeks.
I recently had a patient present with a fractured abutment screw inside a 3M Endure implant.
I have a 40 year old patient who I treatment planned for implant supported fixed dental prosthesis in the mandible.
In my current mini dental implant case, I am planning on penetrating the maxillary sinus only 2-3mm.
I removed the healing abutment to place the scan body for a digital impression. I found it very difficult to remove the healing abutment but finally accomplished this.
I have done implant placements with surgical guides before, but have not done guided surgery for a patient with ortho brackets.