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Fractured Screw

Posted by Yohan Mun at Wed, Aug 29, 2018 9:25 AM

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HelloI have a Hiossen 5.0x11.5 implant. Pt just came in complaining of loose crown and some (mild-moderate) pain when chewing.Xrays shows fractured screw in the bottom 1/3 of the screw.  Would I be able to retrieve the broken screw with ESR kit?...


Funky smell

Posted by Michael Unti at Mon, Jul 9, 2018 4:19 PM

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OK guys can anyone chime in and help. I just unscrewed the screw retained implant crown on my wife that had an open contact And added porcelain to the crown. This crown had been in her mouth for over a year and a half. The smell that came out of the implant when I took the abutment off was horrendous.   What protocol do you use when you deliver an abutment/ crown and if you get a stinky one , what do you use to disinfect it. When I plac...


16 17 healing abutment

Posted by Keyhan Alavian at Tue, Jun 5, 2018 6:00 PM

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hello everyone,Just placed the healing abutments on a previously submerged implant. Will do ISQ next time at the impression appointment once I get my new Penguin.What are your thoughts on the selection of the healing abutments? Does it appear that there is violation of the biological width.? I used a 6x4mm on both and the top of the healing abutment sits just proud of the gingiva. should I have used 6 X 5mm? What are your thoughts?I am thinking a...


restoring an implant from overseas

Posted by Keyhan Alavian at Sat, Dec 16, 2017 9:06 AM

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Hello dr.s,This patient has had an implant placed overseas. It is a MIS 3.3mm implant. Now he wants it restored. My cencerns are....this is a 46 being supported by essentially a mini implant. Too much occlusal force!options:1- go back to whoever put the implant in.2- place a premolar with a large gap between the "46" and the 45 to clean.3- place another 3.3 implant and splint them together. I appreciate your comments assuming that patie...


Irritated Gingiva

Posted by Chad Denomme at Thu, Oct 19, 2017 7:28 AM

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The history of the 16 was SCRC that was 3 years old.The patient has always sort of complained about the area feeling irritated.On one occasion there was a parulis on the mid buccal on the free gingiva.I did remove the crown and place a healing cap and had a new crown fabricated by EVO CAD as I thought the emergence was poor. I believe the patient felt relief with the healing abutment in place and the parulis was gone.Fast forward to today an...


Anterior bone loss around 1.2 implant

Posted by Ilia Oukhalov at Fri, Sep 22, 2017 3:25 PM

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Hi guys, I have an anterior implant from another doctor.This was an immediate anterior case with Hiossen 3.5x13 with bone graft and PRF.This patient presented to me with the following x-ray and pus coming from the implant site. Since then we have taken the temporary out, cleaned it with a diamond bur, sterilized and placed it back in to see if the problem has been the patients lack of hygiene. If not, and the problem are the exposed threads,...


Anterior implant pus/deep probing depths

Posted by Ilia Oukhalov at Wed, Jul 26, 2017 3:54 PM

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Hello guys, need advice regarding next steps.A patient had an implant placed by another dentist close to a year ago. Patient went to China and is back for the final restoration.Upon exam patient has inflammation on the buccal of implant with pus coming from the sulcus upon pressure. I rinsed with CHX and gave two prescriptions of amoxicillin and CHX for one week and scheduled a general cleaning for now. Probing depths today were Mb 7, B 9, DB 6...


ESR Kit - Removing a dethreaded screw....

Posted by Raj Virk at Fri, May 19, 2017 11:11 AM

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Hi Mark,I have to remove a dethreaded prosthetic screw on a 25 SCRC crown in the next few weeks and just had a few questions....1) In the "Implant Complications" workshop we were told to use  a No. 2 round bur first and then try to engage the screw with the Mini Abutment Removal Drivers in the ESR Kit. However, in your demo video you mention using a No. 8  round bur. Which one would you recommend? I noticed that the No.8 round bur seems...


overcontoured abutment

Posted by Keyhan Alavian at Thu, May 18, 2017 7:08 PM

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Hello drs,I received this custom abutment back from the lab. To me it looks over-contoured and encroaching into the biological width. What are your thoughts on this? I am sending it back to the lab for adjustment.I appreciate your comments.regardsKeyhan...