Latest Posts

On this page you can find the latest questions & and answers that were posted on our website. We gathered them together by categories:

Before placing implants

  • Choosing dentist for implant procedure I 66 years old and live on a small island in the Caribbean. We do not have any “implant specialists” on the island. I have just broken a ...
  • Retainer with flipper by May (Louisiana ) When I was 12 years old, I got into a bicycle accident to where I knocked out my front upper tooth, on the right side. Tooth number 8, ...
  • Teeth spacers failed to hold open space for implants by c (Spring Grove illinois) My daughter is 18 has had her braces off for four years. She was born missing two bottom teeth so after braces a spacer was put in ...
  • Type of implants and abutments & Bar Concerns How should I approach my dental implant surgeon to find out exactly what type of implants and abutments were placed in my mouth? He and his staff have been wonderful ...
  • Permanent denture or a removal denture implant? Permanent denture or leave the canine teeth and have a removal denture implant? I had several implants done 10 years ago, lower right and left jaw. One implant never took and ...
  • Dental Imlant vs Fixed Bridge -Fear of Pain by Mary (Cleveland, Ohio) I am scheduled to have 2 extractions and implants (hopefully in one procedure) and I’m terrified! I wonder if I should just go with a removable bridge. An ...
  • Loose Dental Implants by Sharon Congdon (Crossville, Tn. USA) Loose Dental Implants – I had Dental Implants placed 9 years ago due to extensive radiation ruining my teeth at which time, I had a full ...
  • Implants to support a new bridge by Ray 5 years ago I lost 2 upper teeth due to a cyst. I did a bone graph to have implants, but that didn’t provide enough bone volume, so I ...
  • Gum line has receded by J.J (USA) I have recently had two dental implants in my upper front teeth. Two teeth were extracted that supported a three tooth bridge. The Oral Surgeon requested to remove the ...
  • Fractured tooth by Sahara (Eatontown, NJ) Having problems with my left lower jaw for a while. The tooth next to the first molar had huge sensitivity. The dentist couldn’t confirm, but said it might ...

After implant placement


After crown placement

  • loose prosthesis Hi My prosthesis is moving and my doctor said that I need a new prosthesis. My prosthesis is a removable one. The type of implants are 4 holding my ...
  • Speaking after Dental Implants Hi, I recently had a bone graft and dental implants done on my top 2 teeth. The doctor left a large space between my new teeth and gum, told me ...
  • Bridgework Gone Bad by Murphy (Oxford, Ma. ) I lost most of my natural teeth at 16 due to lack of proper dental care. In 2003 I had 11 implants top & bottom. On the ...
  • Could the implant cause these symptoms? by Carol (Gresham, Oregon) I have a lower right molar implant placed 4 years ago. A year ago I developed right sided pressure around my right ear along with nausea, light head-ness, ...
  • Different glues that can be used by Susan Beuerlein (Warner Robins, GA) I had 3 teeth (all molars on the bottom right side of my mouth. A dental surgeon did the initial work, and my normal dentist did ...
  • Implant tooth 8 receding gum by Carol (Rapid City, SD, USA) I had an implant placed immediately after extraction of what was left of a tooth (it had died over 30 years ago and I had gone ...
  • Bridge is cemented on and never stays on for more than 4 months by Jackie S I have a full upper bridge placed over 3 regular implants, 2 mini implants and a few of my own teeth. The mini implants were inserted due to ...
  • Gap between the crown and the gums by AJ (Florida) Just wondering that after the crown is adjusted for bite and contact between teeth and then cemented if there should be any gap between the crown and the gums ...
  • How Should Implant Crown Feel? by Matt (St. Louis) I had my permanent implant crown placed five days ago. This is my first implant, so I have had no prior experience. I adjusted very well to the ...
  • Loose dental implant post by Miriam Boyle (Mississauga Ontario Canada) My son had an implant in 1995, and until recently it was successful. He has just noticed in the last few weeks that the tooth, and ...

General problems

  • Teeth spacers failed to hold open space for implants by c (Spring Grove illinois) My daughter is 18 has had her braces off for four years. She was born missing two bottom teeth so after braces a spacer was put in ...
  • Food gets trapped between the gum and implant tooth 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 ...
  • Nerve damage where the bone graft was harvested? by Jason Ly (San Jose, CA, USA) I think I have Nerve damage where the bone graft was harvested: I’ve researched the internet about bone graft surgeries for quite some time now. I ...
  • Speech and chewing problems after dental implants 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 ...
  • Canine teeth, turned to the side? by Kate (Galway, Galway, Ireland ) I’m a 16 year old girl and my canine teeth are turned to the side, and I get really self conscious about them. I’ll attach some ...
  • Gum line has receded by J.J (USA) I have recently had two dental implants in my upper front teeth. Two teeth were extracted that supported a three tooth bridge. The Oral Surgeon requested to remove the ...
  • Fractured tooth by Sahara (Eatontown, NJ) Having problems with my left lower jaw for a while. The tooth next to the first molar had huge sensitivity. The dentist couldn’t confirm, but said it might ...
  • Chipped Crown 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 ...