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  • Implants Migrating to Sinus, 3 vs 4 Implants, Zirconia Coping

    A selection of research articles dealing with complications of implants in the sinus, immediate loading, zirconia and more… The post Implants Migrating to Sinus, 3 vs 4 Implants, Zirconia Coping appeared first on OsseoNews Dental Implants.

  • Implant Removal Questions

    If an implant flowers during insertion and needs to be removed, how would an implant removal kit be any different from using the torque wrench with an implant driver running in reverse? The post Implant Removal Questions appeared first on OsseoNews Dental Implants.

  • Failing bridge due to internal resorption: thoughts on treatment plan?

    Please share your thoughts on my treatment plan for this case of a failing bridge, where there is alveolar ridge vertical and horizontal deficiency. The post Failing bridge due to internal resorption: thoughts on treatment plan? appeared first on OsseoNews Dental Implants.

  • Immediate Tooth Replacement using Advanced Digital CEREC Technology

    This case involves a 39-year old male in good overall health presents pain in the anterior maxillary right area. His smile shows a gum line fracture of his right lateral Incisor. A history of endodontic treatment was reported. The patient elected a proposed for treatment for the immediate extraction and the placement of a root form titanium implant and ceramic prosthesis. The post Immediate Tooth Replacement using Advanced Digital CEREC Technology appeared first on OsseoNews Dental Implants.

  • Timing of gingival grafts relative to implant placement?

    What are your thoughts on when is the best time for gingival grafting when attached gingiva is needed ? Before, during or after implant placement? The post Timing of gingival grafts relative to implant placement? appeared first on OsseoNews Dental Implants.

  • Explaining an Implant Treatment Plan to a Patient: best approach?

    How would you manage a situation where you present an implant treatment plan to your patient and they want fewer implants than you recommend? What techniques do you use to explain your justification? The post Explaining an Implant Treatment Plan to a Patient: best approach? appeared first on OsseoNews Dental Implants.

  • Patient needs restorative work on old implant: identify?

    This patient had an implant placed a few years ago in a different state. They came in for a cleaning today and wanted to know about restorative options on the implant. The post Patient needs restorative work on old implant: identify? appeared first on OsseoNews Dental Implants.

  • Should I replace these Locator R-TX attachments?

    Had a new patient come to my office with existing Locator R-TX retained overdenture, and would like a new overdenture fabricated. Any benefits of placing new shorter Locators? The post Should I replace these Locator R-TX attachments? appeared first on OsseoNews Dental Implants.

  • Ideas on bone loss and failing implant bridge treatment?

    The three unit bridge was sectioned between #29 and #30 pontic and the area was grafted. The radiographs included with this case clearly show the implant is failing. Although I think I know the solution here, I am wondering if anyone has any out of the box treatment suggestions here. The post Ideas on bone loss and failing implant bridge treatment? appeared first on OsseoNews Dental Implants.

  • Inter-radicular Bone Exposure following Implant Placement in Previous Smoker: Suggestions?

    I have a patient who is a young man and a smoker who was a candidate for implants.  After discussing the treatment plan, the patient said he would stop smoking immediately.  I placed 2 Astra implants in immediate extraction sockets . Two weeks later the patient returned to my office with 3mm of inter-radicular bone exposed. The post Inter-radicular Bone Exposure following Implant Placement in Previous Smoker: Suggestions? appeared first on OsseoNews Dental Implants.