Tag: Infection

Infection at site of implant before the implant is placed

| November 1, 2013 | 1 Comment

by Clara (San Francisco) This is my first implant. The tooth is the 12 year molar in the bottom left jaw. The surgeon removed the abscessed tooth and put in donor bone to grow more bone for an implant. I am now into the third month of healing before the titanium screw is added. I […]

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Multiple Infections in Dental Implant site

| September 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

I had trauma to the face several years ago and had root canals and crowns on my front top three teeth. Two years ago, #10 tooth felt sore when pushing a spot right below my nose. I had an apicoectomy done, took amoxicillin, and it was fine until a year later. After the second infection […]

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