Recent Dental Implant Comments

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Ann Alton - Persistent Numbness after Implant Failure

Get the implant out! And get bone graft so the nerve can heal.. Ask your dentist for a full refund and find the best Ora ...
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Steve Hurst - Restorative options for implant supported prosthesis?

This patient is young and her dentition seems to be failing her. Will she be able to control the risk factors that have ...
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DrSmile - Osteogen Plug: Clinical Use Videos

Anyone else have experience with the osteogen plugs? I've placed a few of them recently based on good reviews, but have ...
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rsdds - Restorative options for implant supported prosthesis?

take into consideration that this pt. has decay issues probably due to poor oral hygiene and a 6.5 mm implant when bone ...
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Bouke Bokma - Restorative options for implant supported prosthesis?

Hi, 1. root canal on upper left second premolar and then extract upper left first premolar and place a long term tempora ...
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John Beckwith DMD, DABOI,FAAID - Gutta-percha piece present: can I do an Implant?

Similar to a socket shield, leaving root remnants to support buccal plate while installing implant. My suggestion: perfo ...
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Gregori Kurtzman, DDS, MAGD, FACD, FPFA, DICOI, DADIA - Gutta-percha piece present: can I do an Implant?

Most likely the gp piece will be removed during the osteotomy I would verify that and worse case use a currette to get w ...
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Gregori Kurtzman, DDS, MAGD, FACD, FPFA, DICOI, DADIA - Bone resorption: Can I Submerge the Implant?

Why would you submerge it verses explanting it?
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Elijah Arrington III D.M.D. - Managing Mandibular Lingual Plate Perforation?

corrections should state blood flow not bone/blow flow :)
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Elijah Arrington III D.M.D. - Managing Mandibular Lingual Plate Perforation?

This happened to me 2 months ago, of course you are going to want primary closure here, so make sure you have released t ...
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Ronald Wright - Osteogen Plug: Clinical Use Videos

I really like this graft. I have found that suturing is not always necessary. Graft has weight, and I have not lost one. ...
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Dr Molar - Swelling after provisional crown: Removal of temp crown best solution?

Thanks everyone.
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Dr Molar - Abutment Screw Loosening with Biohorizons Tapered Implants?

I've had 4 cases of this happening in the last 10 years. hex shears off and whole crown needs to be remade. I've sw ...
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Afshin Danesh - Gutta-percha piece present: can I do an Implant?

In my opinion mostly the apex of the extracted tooth is very close to the buccal plate. If you drill far palatally you ...
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Robert Buksch - Gutta-percha piece present: can I do an Implant?

Looks like a root tip may still remain. It is hard to tell with the added info over the image. It should not be diffic ...
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sb oms - Gutta-percha piece present: can I do an Implant?

looks like a root fragment to me, like the apical 2mm Anyone else see that? I would make my osteotomy palatal anywa ...
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Francis - Gutta-percha piece present: can I do an Implant?

I placed an implant 3 years ago in a bony bed that had embedded pieces of amalgam that had been left when the tooth extr ...
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Dr. Gerald Rudick - Gutta-percha piece present: can I do an Implant?

It is difficult to give an opinion on a situation when a lot of important information is missing......why did tooth #11 ...
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AKusumo - Gutta-percha piece present: can I do an Implant?

Don't wake up sleeping lion. Just treat normally as if there is no gutta percha. Nice landmark to notify you when to sto ...
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David Nelson DDS - Gutta-percha piece present: can I do an Implant?

I am in total agreement. Take a radiograph after the osteotomy. Probably no longer there.
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Osurg - Gutta-percha piece present: can I do an Implant?

There is a significant chance that when you drill the implant site you will drill directly into the gutta percha and in ...
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Richard. Hughes - Implants in patients with anemia?

Not a smart move.
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Kaz Zymantas - Gutta-percha piece present: can I do an Implant?

The gutta percha is inert and if there is no infection associated with the material then you can just proceed as if it w ...
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Dennis Flanagan DDS MSc - Gutta-percha piece present: can I do an Implant?

It would be best to remove the GP at osteotomy time with a facial fenestration type access. Use measurements taken from ...
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Scott Noren - Chances of Injuring the Nasopalatine Foramen During Implant Placement?

any diagrams of this technique available? Scott
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Scott Noren - Implant in Incisive Foramen?

all the cases above are overdenture cases..I have a patient who was CBCT'd at the prothodontist/colleague and he says an ...
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Peter - Extractions: how to handle these to preserve bone?

thank you for sharing your ideas. Could you please let me know, after how many months (after the extraction)you proceed ...
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RRO - Compatibility of Implants and Abutments from Different Manufacturers?

I have restored hundreds of cases over the last 15 years switching components between compatible companies. Abutment fa ...
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Stanley, dr.dent.med. - Compatibility of Implants and Abutments from Different Manufacturers?

Just one first hand information...80% implants are produced in just couple of factories located in Israel. Yes, guys eve ...
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Richard Hughes, DDS, FAAID, FAAIP, DABOI - Managing Mandibular Lingual Plate Perforation?

I like all the prior comments! I would consider using a collagen plug such as one of the new Read More