Implant close to adjacent tooth: treatment options?

Implant close to adjacent tooth: treatment options?

I had my implant installed about 4.5 months ago. Implant was placed immediately after extraction using what my dentist told me is the socket…

Should I be concerned about this implant?

Should I be concerned about this implant?

Sinus lift was performed via the crestal approach. The crown on the implant is poorly fitting, with food easily getting underneath it. It…

Need for Implant after Extraction and Prognosis for Existing Implant?

Need for Implant after Extraction and Prognosis for Existing Implant?

I am male, non-smoker in my seventies and healthy. My dentist tells me I have good bone density. The abscessed lower pre molar tooth was…

4-month Post Implant: incomplete bone growth?

4-month Post Implant: incomplete bone growth?

I had a tooth extraction and dental implant put in same time, in early April, on my front tooth (right side). By way of background, about 1…

35-Year Old Woman with Bone Loss: thoughts?

35-Year Old Woman with Bone Loss: thoughts?

I am writing in desperation, as I have seen over 7 specialists in the past 3 months trying to address my condition. I have (what I’ve been…

Pain in Implant from 8 Years ago: thoughts?

Pain in Implant from 8 Years ago: thoughts?

I am a female patient in my 70’s in good health. I received an implant (lower left towards back) in the beginning of 2010. Recently, I have…

Implant in 30 before or after extraction of 31?

Implant in 30 before or after extraction of 31?

No. 30 was extracted about a year ago, but no implant was placed at that time. I want to get an implant there now. However, now No. 31 also…

Abutment hex is welded to implant: options?

Abutment hex is welded to implant: options?

My implant abutment (I believe it is a Zimmer brand) has broken off after 8 years. The crown and screw have come out, however the Oral…

Implants and grafting: what are my options?

Implants and grafting: what are my options?

I would greatly appreciate any input on my case. #31 is loose, no nerve, and irritating the gum somewhat. #30 has an onlay and some apparent…

Will the implant survive?

Will the implant survive?

I am a 62 year old patient undergoing implant treatment because of missing teeth treatments. On 02/20/2018, I got three crowns for the upper…

Had two implants: does the positioning look ok?

Had two implants: does the positioning look ok?

I had two implants last week, took these x rays after, position of implants looks a bit off to me. The dentist says everything is ok. Can…

Implant positioned too far from tooth# 19?

Implant positioned too far from tooth# 19?

I got an implant installed at the #18 site a week ago. The implant looks as if it is positioned too far from tooth # 19. Looks like it will…

Pain after abutment and crown placement?

Pain after abutment and crown placement?

I had 4 abutments and crowns placed one week ago, after months of healing caps and placement. Everything was fine, good bone, great healing…

Dental implants safe after being on Fosamax for 14 months?

Dental implants safe after being on Fosamax for 14 months?

Patient was placed on Fosamax after several vertebral fractures in 2 months time. Patient now needs mandibular extractions and 4 implants…

Implant for abscessed failed root canal: can it wait?

Implant for abscessed failed root canal: can it wait?

Please see attached image (sorry for quality). Background: A week ago I felt a large hard lump along my jawbone. There’s noticeable swelling…

Implant Related Nerve Damage and Peri-implantitis?

Implant Related Nerve Damage and Peri-implantitis?

I went for two lower right jaw implants at the end of January 2016. Second molar and second premolar, I believe. I had persistent numbness…

Dental implants for children with amelogenesis imperfecta?

Dental implants for children with amelogenesis imperfecta?

I have 2 daughters both with amelogenesis imperfecta turning 10 yo and 13 yo. All treatments to this point have been a waste of money. Both…

2 implants are side by side: thoughts?

2 implants are side by side: thoughts?

We recently vacationed in another country (out of US) and my wife had to see a dentist. She had a tooth that needed to be extracted due to…

Success rate of autogenous bone grafting?

Success rate of autogenous bone grafting?

I have a failed upper dental bridge which was to be replaced with two dental implants supporting a third tooth in between. The teeth had…

Implant treatment confusion: Immediate or Wait?

Implant treatment confusion: Immediate or Wait?

15 years ago I had 3 front teeth knocked out from a sports injury. I had root canals done and had no issues until 4 years ago, when a tooth…

Can implants that penetrated the sinus cause long term complications?

Can implants that penetrated the sinus cause long term complications?

Here’s my case: I had 3 teeth removed (two upper right molers and one upper left moler). At the same time the dentist attempted to place…

Cemented vs screwed crowns on implants: comparison?

Cemented vs screwed crowns on implants: comparison?

I had dental implants placed recently for my front teeth, and now I am preparing to get crowns. The choice presented to me was cemented or…

Is my dental implant failing?

Is my dental implant failing?

I am about 9 months post-op from a dental implant. The first implant I had installed failed due to insufficient bone height. The current…

Bone Loss on Incisor: any thoughts?

Bone Loss on Incisor: any thoughts?

I am posting as a patient seeking some insight into my situation. My recent dental visit showed significant bone loss (2mm-3mm) on a lateral…

Sensitivity to cold and pain after implant : advice?

Sensitivity to cold and pain after implant : advice?

My wife had a dental implant 2 weeks ago in the lower right side #29. She was feeling fine for the first week and after the pain medications…

Sinus Lift: Signs of Rupture and Risk of Infection?

Sinus Lift: Signs of Rupture and Risk of Infection?

I recently had a sinus lift and two days later saw a blood clot with white particles about 6 hours after I blew my nose. Presumably the…

Average Cost for a Dental Implant?

Average Cost for a Dental Implant?

My daughter needs a dental implant. She is worried about the cost. Is there an average cost for a dental implant?

What is a Reasonable Price for a Dental Implant for a Bicuspid?

What is a Reasonable Price for a Dental Implant for a Bicuspid?

I am 52 year old man. Bicuspid tooth was already extracted. I was given a choice of implant or a bridge. What should I expect to pay and…

Lost two teeth 44 years ago: Can I get implants without a bone graft?

Lost two teeth 44 years ago: Can I get implants without a bone graft?

I lost 2 upper molars when I was 21. ( I am now 65. ) Since then I have worn a partial. I have been considering getting implants, but I…

How is the amount of bone needed for a dental implant determined?

How is the amount of bone needed for a dental implant determined?

Hello! I am 34, and have congenitally missing lateral incisors. I had 5 consultations and 4 out of the 5 said they would not be comfortable…

Apicoectomy Tooth with root supported overdenture?

Apicoectomy Tooth with root supported overdenture?

I have worn a partial bottom denture for over 30yrs, which is supported by “only” two of my own teeth. {#27 and #22} Tooth #22 had an…

Can a diabetic get dental implants?

Can a diabetic get dental implants?

I have diabetes. Can I get dental implants?

Creating space for two missing laterals?

Creating space for two missing laterals?

I’m missing both of my laterals. My canines pretty much grew in where my laterals would have been so there’s not much space between my teeth…

All on Four vs. All on Six: Can I get same day dentures with either of these procedures?

All on Four vs. All on Six: Can I get same day dentures with either of these procedures?

I am 45 years old and my teeth are failing. I am told I am a candidate for the All on Four dental implant procedure, but after researching I…

Implant Supported Denture on Lower Jaw: Are Chewing Problems Normal?

Implant Supported Denture on Lower Jaw: Are Chewing Problems Normal?

I had an Implant Supported Denture done two days ago on my lower jaw, I have 8 implants inserted and then a temporarily denture cemented on…

Implant Supported Upper Dentures Not Passive: What Can I Do?

Implant Supported Upper Dentures Not Passive: What Can I Do?

I have 5 dental implants that were done by an oral surgeon to support upper dentures (bar-retained dentures). The surgeon did not use CT…

Implant vs Fixed Bridge for Missing Front Teeth?

Implant vs Fixed Bridge for Missing Front Teeth?

I’m wondering if I should go for a fixed bridge over implants for my front tooth. My situation is that I’m about to finish 3yrs ortho…

Mini Implant Technology good for long term denture stabilization?

Mini Implant Technology good for long term denture stabilization?

I have had a full upper denture for the past two years, I gag every time I put it in, I just had them relined and still have a problem even…

What is the minimal height of a mini dental implant crown for a single tooth?

What is the minimal height of a mini dental implant crown for a single tooth?

What is the minimum height of a mini implant crown for a single tooth? Can the crown height for a mini dental implant be minimum and…

Save or extract my molar?

Save or extract my molar?

I have a broken molar, the last one on the bottom right side. My gum is very swollen and I have an infection. I’m on antibiotics. I’m also…

Changing O-Rings Frequently and Need Constant Adjustments: Suggestions?

Changing O-Rings Frequently and Need Constant Adjustments: Suggestions?

My 86 year old mother decided to get 2 mini implants to attach her bottom denture, they were working for a year of so. She started having…

Crown Cracked: Can I Get a Dental Implant without a Bone Graft?

Crown Cracked: Can I Get a Dental Implant without a Bone Graft?

My crown had a crack underneath so I was referred to a oral surgeon to have the tooth pulled. The oral surgeon removed the tooth and advised…

Treatment for early dental implant infection?

Treatment for early dental implant infection?

How should an early dental implant infection, that occurred less than one month after placement, be treated? Should an implant which becomes…

Infection from Dental Implants: Treatment Options and Plan?

Infection from Dental Implants: Treatment Options and Plan?

I had surgery in December 2011 in which I received 3 dental implants. I’ve had trouble with them ever since. My surgeon has inserted…

Allografts vs. Autografts: What is the Difference in Types of Bone Grafts?

Allografts vs. Autografts: What is the Difference in Types of Bone Grafts?

What is the difference between the different bone grafts for my dental implant procedure? I have read about allografts and autografts, and…

Bone Density for Implants: How Is This Measured?

Bone Density for Implants: How Is This Measured?

How is the bone density measured for my bone to determine if it’s suitable for dental implants? What valuations are used? Is there special…

Bone Graft: Which Type of Dentist Can Do This?

Bone Graft: Which Type of Dentist Can Do This?

I was told by my dentist that I made need a bone graft before I can get implants. But, I’m wondering can a general dentistry practice…

Bone Loss: Can I Get Dental Implants?

Bone Loss: Can I Get Dental Implants?

I have significant bone loss in the back of my mouth. How much bone is needed to have dental implants and is there an option for me with so…

Can an Implant Fail Because I Grind My Teeth?

Can an Implant Fail Because I Grind My Teeth?

I recently had an upper rear left dental implant replaced due to loss of integration. The periodontist said that the implant failed because…

Can the Dentist to the Bone Graft and Place the Implant at the Same Time?

Can the Dentist to the Bone Graft and Place the Implant at the Same Time?

The Doctor said that he is going to place an implant and do the bone block graft procedure at the same time. Is it possible to do this?

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