When you are extracting a maxillary first molar and immediately replacing it with a single implant fixture, exactly where is the most favorable position for drilling the osteotomy.
Most recent news relating to dental implants.
I performed a lateral window with sinus lift and bone graft and placed 3 dental implants. On post-operative recall, the patient presented with a large swelling of the overlying cheek
I have treatment planned my patient for an implant supported fixed partial denture from #7-10.
The implant patient is now complaining of having the sensation that something is caught in his gingival.
I use the Summers Lift even when the implant fixtures extend over 2mm in to the sinus. I have not yet experienced complications from this approach. Am I pushing this technique too far?
An immediate postoperative periapical radiograph was taken and in it the implant seems to have protruded through the sinus floor about 2-3 mm.
Have a patient who had GBR, everything was going well until I started preparing the osteotomy sites.
Patient was referred for an implant surgery in #2 area. He was presented with 6mms of vertical height loss, 7mms of ridge width and 7mms of residual ridge height below sinus.
Unfortunately, one month later the implant crown has sunk about 3 mm’s into the tissue and is a little mobile
How do I get the implant out without destroying the buccal cortical plate?
What are your experiences with dentures and mini or conventional implants in these radiated sites?
In general, how much bone graft volume – in cubic centimeters – is adequate for sinus graft procedure in the areas of #2,3,4?
I had to place implants into an alveolar ridge where there was sharp knife edge ridge.
My oral surgeon was discussing the first few cases we are doing together and I am not following when he starts talking about bone level implant here and tissue level implant there.
What are your recommendations? Go with Cantilever or two implants?
I would like to start using ct scans for my implant cases, but I have no idea about where to begin
Has anything changed to make the joining of a natural tooth to an implant possible – in the long term?
Do you know if there is a system that allows you to mill a custom abutment for a dental implant fixture in the office?
How long do you leave in the non-resorbable membrane itself after you do the bone graft?
What are the indications and contraindications for doing one-stage implant surgery?
How do I change the angulation of the osteotomy site?
Anyone have any experience with Tunnel Grafting for lateral ridge augmentation?
I am going to do a cortico-cancellous block graft in the anterior mandible. Is complete decortications of the recipient site absolutely necessary?
I recently did an internal sinus lift using Piezosurgery and the Intralift system.
Are there any particular contraindications to placing implants in a patient who is HIV positive?