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Bridge Vs. Dental implants

| November 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

I am 67 years old. Dentist recommended root canal and crown for upper tooth; also that I consult periodontal specialist. Specialist recommended dental implant due to receding gums and bone loss. Even though I’m in good health, not sure I want to go through the more complex implant route. Do you think a bridge is […]

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Narrow Ridge Bone

| November 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Hi, my daughter lost her front tooth 8 years ago now she is 18 and as the doctors say it’s the best time for her implant. The problem is that we have only 2mm bone left and we need at least 7mm! What is the best solution? What kind of graft would be the best? […]

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Infection at site of implant before the implant is placed

| November 1, 2013 | 1 Comment

by Clara (San Francisco) This is my first implant. The tooth is the 12 year molar in the bottom left jaw. The surgeon removed the abscessed tooth and put in donor bone to grow more bone for an implant. I am now into the third month of healing before the titanium screw is added. I […]

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Dental Implants For Diabetics

| November 1, 2013 | 1 Comment

by Arthur Leat (Waterlooville, Hampshire, UK) Dental Implants for Diabetics: I am a seventy-four year old male insulin dependent Type 2 diabetic living in the UK, and have suffered diabetes for about twenty-five years. When I last last changed my dentist about a year ago, the new dentist took 6 x-rays, to the front and […]

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How long wait for implant

| November 1, 2013 | 1 Comment

by peggy (long beach, ca) A while ago, when I was planning on getting an implant instead of a bad tooth. My doctor planned a whole treatment plan and we went ahead and had the tooth extracted and a bone graft done. The doctor said everything healed well and I was able to go ahead […]

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Mini denture implants done in Mexico

| November 1, 2013 | 1 Comment

I Would like to know of anyone who had mini denture implants done in Mexico, and would they recommend it? I am thinking of having this procedure done in April. As it is very expensive to have it done here in the states. I was wondering how the denture fit after the procedure? And if […]

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Appearances during the dental implants procedure

| November 1, 2013 | 1 Comment

by geraldine (campbell river, bc canada) I have worn dentures for 40 years. My specialist advised that I am too young to “give up” on my lower jaw and recommends a hip graft as I have lost so much bone. I am considering having the bone graft and 3 denture implants (lower only). Here is […]

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Mini implants in the lower jaw to secure a partial denture

| October 18, 2013 | 1 Comment

by Les (Colorado Springs, CO) I lost all my teeth, except the lower front six, about 30 years ago. I have never been able to wear a lower partial denture. I am interested in having mini implants in the lower jaw to secure a partial denture. I would keep the remaining six ‘real’ teeth as […]

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Install my implant straight

| October 18, 2013 | 1 Comment

Is it possible to install my new implant straight? I have an abscessed tooth from a failed root canal and failed apiectomy to save it since there was a hairline crack found w/in the root when attempting the apiectomy. My question is – since I have to obviously pull it out to prevent further bone […]

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Bridge Vs dental implant

| October 18, 2013 | 1 Comment

by Mark (Perth, WA, Australia) Bridge Vs dental implant to replace a tooth in between veneered teeth: Hi, I have seen many variations on this but have not been able to find advice for the specific situation. I’m a 33 yo male and unfortunately had to have my front tooth (top left) extracted due to […]

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