I delivered a crown on an implant between natural teeth. At the time of delivery it had tight proximal contacts with the natural teeth, but now the proximal contacts are open.
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There is an understanding that a natural tooth should not be connected with a restored implant. The question arises from a desperate need to find a solution in a case that would benefit from splinting.
Recently I have started noticing a popcorn effect, by which I mean that you can see small graft granules beginning to exfoliate.
Has anybody noticed that the occlusion of teeth adjacent to the implant restoration changes?
What are the pro and cons for placing 6 mm implants in the posterior area in mandible or maxilla?
I am curious as to how other offices handle failed implant cases.
I ordered the SmartPegs for the type of MIS implants I use and Osstell informed me that they don’t currently have available this type of SmartPegs
Anyone using the Densah burs and the osseodensification technique to densify bone, lift the sinus or expand a ridge?
The vestibule is very, very shallow and prevents primary closure by releasing the flap.
I placed an implant with a bone graft 10 days ago. The patient returned 2 days later complaining of pain at the site and pain radiating to the mandibular posterior.
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?
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.