Dental Implants - General Q&A Archive 2010


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Emergency room 
A day ago I started my procedure of an implant after slamming my face into a metal gate with a bike. I believe they used synthetic bone because they couldn't …

ID ball abutment 
Existing abutments are gold balls, 2.5 mm with single slit, or groove, on top of ball. trying to find proper females for placement in new overdenture. …

Implant on a slant. 
I viewed the xrays of my 4 implants after the bone had grown solidly. 3 were straight, but one was on a slant. I did not ask the doctor about this, and …

Bleeding after abutment placement 
I had my implant placed 4 months ago,it has healed very clean without problem. 3 days ago,my dentist placed the abutment. I started bleeding few hours …

MINI IMPLANT THAT FAILED 
I have a mini implant that failed and through a cat scan found to be laying near my sinus wall. What should I do?

Second Molar Implants 
My dentist does not recommend second molar implants. I really do not want a hole in my mouth. Can I find reputable professionals who have experience in …

Allergic to Titanium 
I am allergic to Titanium and all metals on contact with skin and because of other allergies and symptoms, I am afraid I may be allergic to Titanium implants. …

Can One Dental Implant Hold A Lower Denture? 
I have been under dental care since 4-09. I had 22 teeth removed, I am 46 years old and was fitted for dentures. The dentist also recommended dental implants …

Cost of surgical kit 
I need information about the cost of surgical kit that is seen on this website. Thank you Miguel

Cold fusion in dental implants 
I went through all the dental procedures with two upper implants. When it came to taking the screw out one of the implants - it came out. My dentist told …

Age For Dental Implant 
Age For Dental Implant - how old do I have to be to have a dental implant? Thank you

Thai Boxing And Dental Implants 
I knocked my 4 front teeth out after falling off a bike and I now have dental implants. I've had them for about 10-11 months now. I do Thai boxing and …

Is it possible to place an implant at lower jaw 
12 years ago I have lost my Insizors of lower Jaw. I want to place an implant there. Is it possible now? If not, then please give me a suggestion... what …

Does bone loss commence immediately after fracture or after extraction? 
My tooth has broken and my dentist advised me to have a root canal. It is the main chewing molar on my upper jaw. The tooth has been previously root …

Dental implants side effects 
sir can you tell me about the side effects of dental implants , are they long lasting , and what are the prohibition after this implants . can i chew …

Reputation of implant manufacturer's country.... 
My doctor is planning to install the Korean implants. Can anyone advise pros and cons of the Korean implants if any?

Impant failure after 2 years 
I had a front upper tooth implant 2 years ago. From day one the gum was always tender and my dentist said this was because the bone was thin at the front. …

Tooth with an old root canal  
I have a tooth with an old root canal that is leaking into my sinus cavity, causing an inflammation and constant greenish discharge. I want to replace …

Implant Protrudes Into Sinus Cavity 
I had an implant in number 14 a year ago. I have not had the abutment because I still have pain. On the x-ray I see that the implant protrudes into the …

Dental Implant Abutments 
I was wondering if it is standard procedure for the Dentist to use one kind of an abutment when he first puts it in and a different one once the time comes …

Antibiotics And Smiling 
When i was a child I was given antibiotics. Did this effect the whiteness in my enamel or is it genetic ??? If so what can I do??? Not smiling Mitch. …

Mouth wash 
I brush my teeth every day. Should i be using a mouth wash every Day ???

Implant Crown/Abutment 
The implant crown came off. The implant abutment is still on the implant, however, it looks as if one side of metal is missing. What will the replacement …

Dental implants in Gujarat 
Please help me find a dentist who does implants in gujarat. i am visiting this November to rajkot. Can you get me some information nvbuch@yahoo.com …

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How Long For A Dental Implant? 
Hello, i wanted to know how long will it take for the implant to be ready. Also i wanted to know how much one implant costs.

Is crown of implant cemented permanently? 
Is crown of implant cemented permanently OR temporarily ?

Dental implants Custom Tray Fabrication 
Hi, I graduated from dental lab school a few years ago and currently only work in the prep dept. I found another lab job where i do more prep work and …

Dental Implant Cement 
Is it in case of implant of tooth it is cemented temporarily by implant cement and not permanently. Is this right method? n.advani@hotmail.com

I experience pain when I bite and chills throughout my head... 
Following an Endopore implant by a surgeon i had an abutment and crown placed by my dentist. I continue to bite the inside of my cheek even though it has …

Are dental implants fragile? 
Here is the deal, when i was younger I use to do a lot of drugs. Now that i am older my teeth are fragile and just last night my front tooth cracked from …

How soon can I go for a dental implant ? 
I am a 42 year old male and during baseball on the weekend my tooth was knocked out. How soon can I go for a dental implant ???? Thanks Michael K. …

After Having A Baby. 
Hello, My name is Jean from NC. I have always had great teeth but, after having a baby I noticed that my gums bleed after I brush? I also have …

How long can you get an implant put in... 
How long can you get an implant put in? Around four years ago I had a tooth pulled and have a space. Is it too late to get an implant?

Full teeth implants 
Can you have implants if you have no teeth at all and wear dentures?

Different dental implant manufacturers 
I understand Implants originated in Sweden? Is there a difference between the different implant manufacturers?

Dental implants - recent advancement 
What is the latest and most recent advancement in the field of dental implants and any other latest discovery in the field of dentistry?

Implantology?? 
Is Implantology a Specialty Area of Dentistry?

New to Dental Implants 
I am having dental implants placed for a few teeth I have recently lost. From the feedback I have received so far dental implants seems like the best solution …

Pockets surrounding my teeth. 
I have been going to the dentist and periodontist for many years now. He tells me that i have pockets in my gums surrounding my teeth (size 3-5 mm). …

Can dental implants be used to replace molars? 
My dentist said that it would be difficult to place dental implants in the far back of my mouth, especially the molar region. He said the reason is there …

implant perplexed in Ontario 
Will an implant be successful in a bone graph done 2 years ago? Is there any worries as to the strength of the bone to support the implant post?

Periodonist or Endodonist First 
As per my dentist,I need treatment both for my gums and root canal. Please let me know whom I should see first, the Periodonist (for the gum treatment) …

Two dental implants on the same tooth for more stability? 
I had 2 missing molars for many years. My dentist in the US suggested getting dental implants. These missing molars are on either side of my lower jaw. …

Root Infection - gone bad 
A couple of years ago I developed a terrible infection in the root of the rear molar in my bottom jaw. The tooth was already capped as were the two molars …

Will I still have enough bone for a Dental Implant? 
I am currently 17 years old, with a missing upper front left tooth. I had an accident with a wet floor and cracked it when I was in eighth grade, and …

Broken at the crown line 
First let me thank you for this well developed web site and the viewing of it. This resource is very well put together, easy to navigate and comprehensive. …

Dental Implants Questions 
When I was a kid I had a really bad accident on my bike and I knocked out my two front teeth - I was 11 years old. They tried to put them back in because …

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