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21 implant

Posted by Edward Zhang at Fri, Feb 19, 2016 3:41 AM

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Treatment plan for 21 implant.   Questions:   1) Will "Nasopalatine Duct" affect the placement of the 21 implant?     2) Do we need to enucleate the nasopalatine canal?     ...

COD and Dental implants

Posted by Mohamed El Gamal at Mon, Feb 8, 2016 2:45 AM

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Hi,    This is a case of a 4 unit bridge 45-46-47-48   with 45 and 48 as abutments. The bridge is already fractured at # 48 .    My major concern is what has been seen at the CBCT as indicated  there is  cemnto-osseous dysplysia . it seems to be very small and localised more towards the buccal .      My questions to Faculty is :    What are your thought regarding placing implant...

History of implant failure 34 35

Posted by Keyhan Alavian at Sat, Jan 30, 2016 6:10 PM

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Hello   Hope all is well.   I have a patient interested in 34 35 implants.   Medical history is clear. 77 yro male. Very Healthy.   Dental history- 2011: extraction of 34, 35, bone graft, six month healing. Implant placement at 34 only with healing abutment.  Shortly after the implant was placed pt. noticed "small bubbles with pus" from the buccal of the implants. Dentist had to removed the implant and stated tha...

46 implant

Posted by Keyhan Alavian at Fri, Jan 29, 2016 9:48 PM

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hello all   here is what appears to be a straight forward case....but I am new to this implant business so you never know.   I am thinking about a 6X11.5 implant countersunk by 1.5 mm. That gives me a distance of 4.5mm from implant to adjacent root. and a 6X5mm healing abutment for four month should give me a nice emergence profile.    There is a small root 1mm root fragment distal of the 45. (whoops) I will remove at th...

implants to replace 25,26,27 with sinus lift

Posted by Terry Grover at Mon, Jan 11, 2016 12:17 AM

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Health 73 yr old male, 26.27 need sinus lift; crestal or lateral? (+prf). splint together these three or leave seperate? ...

46 bone loss around implant..what could be the cause?

Posted by Mike Zhou at Sat, Dec 19, 2015 4:59 AM

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Dear doctors   The implant was placed in May 2015. The pt recently complained of a swelling near the implant that swells up and decreases intermittently for the past 1-2 months. I took a PA today and was dismayed to see significant bone loss around the implant. Intraorally, there appears to be a gingival abscess. The gingiva was healed very well at time of suture removal in late May. What could be the cause of this? And what should I do no...

CAS lift and ridge split expansion?

Posted by Mike Zhou at Fri, Dec 11, 2015 3:32 PM

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Hi doctors   Can you please offer me some feedback/suggestions regarding this case.   The treatment plan is as follows: 14: 4x10mm ET3 implant 15: 4x10mm ET3 implant 16: 5x10mm ET3 implant 26: 5x10mm ET3 implant (recently exo'd and socket grafted)   As you can see, there is adequate vertical height to allow a CAS lift but width is about 5.5-6mm. I'd like to get try to expand the ridge a bit more and I am considering 3 app...

lower ant implant and prosthetic options

Posted by San Bhatha at Fri, Nov 20, 2015 7:04 PM

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I am presenting a 52 year old female who recently saw us for the first time as a new patient inquiring about implant options for her lower ant area.  She is currently taking anti-convulsant meds Lamtorigine 150mg and Vimpat 50mg daily for her epilepsy otherwise healthy.  In 2005 she had trauma to her jaw and started ortho and while still in ortho tx, in 2010 she had trauma again and her jaw was broken.  She had jaw surgery that yea...

Palatal recession at #16

Posted by Madeson Basie at Fri, Nov 20, 2015 12:47 AM

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