Tag: Bridge on implants

Bridgework Gone Bad

| May 16, 2014 | 1 Comment

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 top, I had bridgework designed by a company called “Bego”! The bridgework consisted of a male bar, attached to implants with a “U-shaped” […]

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Dental Imlant vs Fixed Bridge -Fear of Pain

| May 16, 2014 | 1 Comment

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 oral surgeon is scheduled to do the extraction and implant next week and my dentist will do the abutment and bridge. Background: I […]

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Bridge is cemented on and never stays on for more than 4 months

| May 16, 2014 | 1 Comment

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 the screw on the 4th regular implant breaking off. The bridge is cemented on and never stays on for more than 4 months at […]

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Implants to support a new bridge

| March 27, 2014 | 1 Comment

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 had a bridge instead. That has now failed, and I need to have those 2 teeth removed as well. Can they be replaced with […]

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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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Bridge crowns vs individual crown implants

| November 1, 2013 | 1 Comment

by Rhodina Williams (Brooklyn, New York) I am having 13 implants placed molars,premolars. I had to have a sinus lift. My dentist initially planned individual implants. After placing 7 lower implants he decided to do a bridge instead of individual crowns,he said something about stability and the amount of bone but did not discuss the change of course,or cost adjustment. […]

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Dental implant Vs bridge

| October 18, 2013 | 1 Comment

by Kristiane P (Corona, CA ) Dental implant Vs bridge – I thought I knew the answer… I am 39 years old and got a dental implant 5 years ago. I am already loosing it.The whole reasoning I got an implant was I was told it would save me money in the long run and […]

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Bad Dental Implants

| October 11, 2013 | 1 Comment

Do I have bad dental implants? I have space under the implant crown – most of my bridge fits well over my gums and implants however there is one area that there is a gap between the crown and the gum. Not only is this annoying as food gets trapped there, but I am concerned […]

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Swollen gums around dental implants

| October 11, 2013 | 1 Comment

2 Implants were carried out six months ago on my right upper back jaw and all appeared to be healing well until just before the placement of a bridge was due to be carried when I had a cold. A week later while I was on a flight I experienced discomfort and I noticed swollen […]

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