RSSProblems After Placing Implant

Dental Implant is moving

| November 1, 2013 | 1 Comment

by Serg Ikon (Pa, USA) 4-5 years ago I got first implant on right side , upper tooth. Later on I got 2 more implants , left upper side of my mouth. Now, the right side implant is moving about 1-2 mm. Even when I touch it with my toung- you can see it in […]

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Re-use a dental implant?

| November 1, 2013 | 1 Comment

Is it possible to re-use a dental implant? Is it possible to save a seemingly failed implant or at least recycle the implant, abutment and crown to be implanted on the space of a newly extracted tooth beside it? I have an upper pre-molar implant (3 yrs old)that got loose because an implant dentist (not […]

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Failed Dental Implants

| November 1, 2013 | 1 Comment

Failed Dental Implants With Bone Loss – I had 6 dental implants put into my upper jaw bone about 5 years ago. Before this was done, cadaver bone was put into the jaw with a sinus lift. Last year 1 implant on the left side “canine” fell out and yesterday the same implant on the […]

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Dental implants problems

| November 1, 2013 | 1 Comment

by Emilie B Dental implants problems – Numbness in my top lip.. I had a tooth extraction and a dental implant placement 18 months ago. (One of my front teeth.)I had no complications or infection. 2 weeks later I woke in the morning with numbness in my top lip (on the post side) and significant […]

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Shifting of a dental implant

| October 18, 2013 | 1 Comment

by Heather (California USA) I had an implant placed for tooth #9, 3 days ago. I noticed it’s now approx. 1 to 1-1/2 mm lower than when placed. Is Shifting of a dental implant normal? Is it normal for an implant to drop slightly following surgery? Could this be a sign of rejection or infection? […]

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Implants to anchor my denture down

| October 18, 2013 | 1 Comment

I have a bottom denture and decided to get 2 implants to anchor my denture down at a dental school. Both implants failed and the dental school I went to said that they would put new ones in with no cost to me. They decided to give me a bone graft in which I only […]

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Implant infection

| October 18, 2013 | 1 Comment

I went to my dentists he examined it and took an X-ray. It was a small Implant infection. An incision

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Implant is failing

| October 18, 2013 | 1 Comment

by Jerri Lopez (Phoenix Az) I had stage one of my implant done on June 23rd, approximately one month later I started having a bump develop on the outer side of the area when I eat. When I wake up in the morning it’s almost flat again. There is no pain and the dentist doesn’t […]

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Dental implant surgery

| October 18, 2013 | 1 Comment

by Ramona (Florida) The titanium screw broke during the dental implant surgery, as it was not properly positioned as the x-rays show. When the doctor tried screwing it, it just broke. He tried to take it out, and then I had a second surgery of another 5 hours, two days after, and he was still […]

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Bone Graft Issues

| October 18, 2013 | 1 Comment

by debbie (nashville,tn) I have been seeing the same dentist for nearly 4 years now. He initially assured me that there would be no issues with me getting implants. I decided to get a removable denture with a bar secured with implants. He first had to do bone grafts because I have had bone loss […]

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