RSSProblems After Restoration

Is it possible to straighten all my teeth now that I have implants?

| May 2, 2014 | 1 Comment

by sinead cunningham (Ireland) I have had dental implants – however since then my other teeth(my own teeth) have moved over the years and they are now crooked. It does not look good and i find it distressing. Is it possible to straighten all my teeth now that I have implants in? my front tooth […]

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Food gets trapped between the gum and implant tooth

| March 27, 2014 | 1 Comment

by Kathy (Purcell, OK) Hi I was preped for replacing 2 teeth, side by side. He put in 3 post back in November. Wednesday (Jan 30) I went in to have the teeth put in. Instead of 2 individual teeth, they were put together as 1. There is a gap and when I eat, food […]

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Speech and chewing problems after dental implants

| March 27, 2014 | 2 Comments

by Ruth (Ohio) I have speech and chewing problems after dental implants: I had 4 implants put in to hold lower dentures in place. Two months after they were completed I started having facial pain which eventually started getting worse – it has affected my chewing and control of my tongue which has affected my […]

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Implant in nerve canal

| March 27, 2014 | 1 Comment

by E.D I have had all the implants removed other than the implant in nerve canal on the bottom left side of my mouth. The #19 stuck in the nerve has been sawed off and sits below the gum line. This is hurting me – I want the implant removed. I have visited dentists and […]

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Should crown on abutment be tight before gluing?

| March 27, 2014 | 1 Comment

by Jeff (boca Florida) I have had 7 implants so far. I am not crazy about the lab work on some of my implant teeth. If my dentist drills the bite or tries to polish, it seems to make the tooth feel rougher. I have had 28 crowns in the past – all done by […]

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Dental implant bacterial infection

| December 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

In March 2000 I had a tooth dental implant in left lower jaw and one in right lower jaw. Gum had severely receded from left implant fully exposing the implant. Recently puss was observed in receded gum. My dentist put me on an antibiotic to kill bacteria. After antibiotic treatment area will be X-rayed. The […]

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Chipped Crown

| December 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Hi, I have my front 3 teeth implanted on a bridge. One fine day, my little cousin banged his head on my face accidentally. In this process, my one teeth’s (out of 3) crown got broken into half. However, the good news is that my Implant is intact with no damage to it at all. […]

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Screw vs post for crowns

| November 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

I had a temp crown put on a year ago and never went back for the permanent, I went to a new dentist to get the crown finished recently and he wants to remove the screw that is currently holding the temp in place and put a post with cement to hold the new crown.. […]

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Loose Abutment

| November 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

I have a Biolock dental implant in my mouth(believe number 4) and the X-ray shows the implant is fine but abutment is loose. I have continual soreness in that area and the dentist says he cannot tighten the abutment because another dentist put it in and he doesn’t have the proper tools to do it. […]

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Placing a Cantilever Temporary Bridge over Implants?

| November 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

I need to have dental implants placed in extracted teeth 3,4,and 5- (upper right side). Teeth 3 & 4 were extracted a year or so ago and a Sinus Augmentation, Osseous surgery and Endosteel implants were placed in teeth 3 and 4. I have had a temporary bridge since anchored by tooth 5 and 2 […]

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