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Crowns for implants are terrible!

| May 16, 2014 | 1 Comment

by connie (deltona) I had been missing teeth 19 & 20 for years now (lower left jaw) I had implant surgery done in late November 2012. Just over 5 months ago. I had never had this done before. Dentist said I didn’t need bone graft. Being new to this I thought the gum line looked […]

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Is it shingles or problems with an implant?

| May 16, 2014 | 1 Comment

by Charlotte Bedford (Oxfordshire, U.K.) I had an implant in my upper jaw, right hand side which was completed 3 months ago, December 14th 2012. All seemed to go well. On January 14th I had a ‘thorough’ clean by the hygienist. The next day half of my face went numb around the area of the […]

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Implant and crowns – shaving existing crowns to fit implant?

| May 16, 2014 | 1 Comment

by Natasha (New York) my last implant installation resulted in dentist shaving off existing crowns on BOTH sides of the implant in order to fit the final implant crown in place. also as I found out later he left a pieces of “glue” on the top of the implant and in between next crown and […]

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Tightness and pressure from dental implant

| May 2, 2014 | 24 Comments

by Louise Palmer (Jensen Beach, FL) Five months ago I had dental implant surgery on my two front teeth. The surgery was a success. No bleeding, no swelling and four months later the dentist gave me the thumbs up for the following procedures – the restoration.The permanent crowns were placed last November (2012) and from […]

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Should I wait until temp bridge comes loose ?

| May 2, 2014 | 1 Comment

by Bunny (Boca raton, FLA.) How complicated is it to take off a temporary IMPLANT Bridge that was cemented in with IRM Cement?? And, has been in mouth for 9 months so far & still very tight.. If dentist tries to pull off bridge can my implants & abutments be torn out during procedure to […]

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Implant Overdenture

| May 2, 2014 | 5 Comments

by Norma (Jacksonville, Florida) I have an upper implant overdenture, however, it rocks back and forth. Also, the front of the overdenture doesn’t sit on the front gums of my mouth. That is where the rocking takes place. The dentist did a hard reline, but this isn’t working either. Could the initial impression cause the […]

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Side load to an implant cause long term problems

| May 2, 2014 | 2 Comments

by Norm (Canada) Can an orthodontic device creating side load to an implant cause long term problems ? I require wearing an orthodontic retainer at night, which applies pressure to all my teeth in order to rectify their positions. As a result, the retainer is creating some side loads to an implant mounted crown. Is […]

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Tight feeling and sore gum from dental implant

| May 2, 2014 | 1 Comment

by John Mckeague (Batavia, il) Tight feeling and sore gum from dental implant: I had my implant placed over 2 years ago and the crown about 9 months later. From the day the crown was placed it had felt tight . Still feels that way after more than a year. And the gum on the […]

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Gum recession

| May 2, 2014 | 1 Comment

by Jane (Canada) I had a dental implant put in 5 years ago with no issues until last year when I noticed gum recession. It is my right lateral incisor. I saw my perio and he said there was some minor bone loss which was normal and we should do a gingival graft. I was […]

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Dental implant smells bad

| May 2, 2014 | 1 Comment

by stefanie perry (alliance ohio) Dental implant smells bad- I have a dental implant tooth that I have had for 101 years and it smells really bad. like poop..litterally.. I was wandering if that’s normal and if it’s from bacteria and stuff building up. Should I be able to see the cement that the dentist […]

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