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Secondary Nasopalatine Canal??

Posted by Stefano Storey at Wed, Apr 5, 2017 7:09 PM

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Hey Dr. Kwon,I was planning this case for 2 implants in #13/14 area on the CBCT and notice this canal which interferes directly with my placement of # 13My first thought was a secondary nasopalatine canal? I did some research and found believe it to be a rare anatomical variation known as "Canalis Sinuosus", a small branch off the infraorbital canal. Have you encountered this before? Any concerns, beyond some numbness if I oblitera...


Ailing 1.2

Posted by Lonny Legault at Thu, Mar 30, 2017 2:12 PM

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Dear Colleagues,I am planning an open flap, Ibrush, ErCrYag, decontamination, with a PRF, sticky bone graft.  I haven't used the ibrush yet, but have watched Mark's vid and am not concerned about that.  My question is: what type of flap would you use to gain access.  ie. extension and design seeing as it is in the esthetic zone although lip line is favourable. Any suggestions in general regarding this case would be a...


#15- guided implant placement- follow -up

Posted by Madeson Basie at Thu, Mar 2, 2017 11:23 AM

Last Reply by Mark Kwon

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 Finally got help for downloading this image . Enclosed is plan for guided surgery. Note that  actual placement of implant does not quite match the plan . ...


#15-Post-op : guide Plan pre-op

Posted by Madeson Basie at Tue, Feb 28, 2017 8:29 PM

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Here is pre-op guide plan  I failed to include . PS I have to find another way to download , because it is not working for me. ...


#15- Post -Op CBCT of fixture placed w Guide .

Posted by Madeson Basie at Tue, Feb 28, 2017 8:05 PM

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Pt is a very healthy 86 yr old female . She may live to 100!She wants teeth to chew with . Does not like PDU/ PDL .Root form fixture placed  Aug 15, 2016 , using lab constructed Surgical Guide. .Fixture at 17 placed recently. I observe at buccal of 15- thin biotype.  At the time of implant placement , I performed atraumatic extraction of 15, evaluated buccal bone , and noted it was intact fully apical to coronal . Using the Guide , impl...


Platform shift vs non-shift implants; The trend continues...

Posted by Mark Kwon at Fri, Feb 24, 2017 1:50 PM

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After doing so many implants over the years, i can honestly say that "external hex/ nob-shifting implants suck". YES, platform shifting works!...


immediate implant for 24

Posted by Cindy Sidhu at Thu, Feb 16, 2017 9:40 AM

Last Reply by Mark Kwon

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Hi All,I would appreciate your advice regarding this case. I am familiar with the immediate molar and immediate anterior but for this bicuspid with two roots would you do an immediate implant and temporary?I am happy with the length of bone available but am concerned about the void that will be left by the palatal root. Normally I'd remove the tooth and graft then easy implant 6months later but this patient is very concerned regarding estheti...


Interesting ao6 mx md case im doing tomorrow!

Posted by Mark Kwon at Thu, Jan 26, 2017 2:56 PM

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Hi folks!i have FPD1 mxAo6 tomorrow. No buccal phalanges. I better be able to load tomorrow otherwise, pt go home with no teeth!!will keep you guys posted!!!- mark ...


Chapter 2 : of 4 implants / locators

Posted by Madeson Basie at Thu, Jan 12, 2017 9:35 PM

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Sections enclosed re 43 and 46 region.  of same 50 yr old female .. #43 - narrow ridge , locks buccal bone ;  Stability will be at apical  1/2 - 1/3 ; exposed threads to be grafted - aided by f-PRF , autogenous , allo, and NovaBone  mixture  ( over-kill ??)  Planning 3.5 x 11.5 fixture   #46- planning 4.0 x 10 ml.  fixture .Re- #36-- planning for 4.0 x 7.0 ml fixture .  Note - lesions  will need t...