Clinical Questions

Most recent news relating to dental implants.

Implants in the Maxillary Sinus Without a Sinus Lift?

I have never tried tilted implants before but I’ve been thinking about some of the cases I have done where I needed an implant in the maxillary sinus area and the patient was faced with having a sinus lift or going to another treatment plan.

Tilting Root Form Implants: Long-Term Survival?

Yet many leading practitioners are recommending that root form implants be tilted to avoid nerves, sinus, etc. the physics dictate this produces a situation where the implant fixture is more prone to fracture because the off-axial loading applies stress to areas of the implant fixture that were not designed to receive this kind of stressing.