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- Missing maxillary central incisor: thoughts?
My patient is missing the maxillary central incisor. The incisive canal is very large and is situated to the lingual.
- Lateral incisor implant not deep enough: thoughts?
This patient had failed root canal with large periodical pathology. The implant was placed 2.5 mm apical to the desired final soft tissue margin, but due to pre-existing bone loss, this resulted in the implant being placed 1-2 mm supra-crestal.
- Placement of Implant in Mandibular Anterior Region: precautions?
I have treatment planned this patient for implants in the mandibular anterior region. Are there any precautions I should take in terms of possible complications, like bleeding?
- Insurance Compensation for PRF?
Would anyone with experience share ways of billing for venipuncture and preparation of the PRF to be used in grafting sites?
- Implants in maxilla: Depth and orientation?
I placed these 2 implants in the maxilla. They extend into the maxillary sinus. Do you think the depth and orientation is okay?
- Unknown implant: suggestions to remove attachment?
I tried to unscrew the attachments from the implants but my 1.2 hex driver wouldn't even fit to the screw hole on the top of the attachment. Any suggestions on to how remove the attachments?
- Is this implant integrating or is there a complication?
I took a radiograph 3 months after implant placement and I can see bone loss along the mesial surface of implant.
- Immediate Loading: Are we lowering the odds?
What are the criteria of immediate loading? According to Prof. Branemark, the concept of immediate loading was not acceptable.
- Gingival Hyperplasia with Hybrid bridges: comments?
Hybrid bridges have presented some problems over the years with gingival hyperplasia due to excessive pressure from the gingival surface of the bridge. The tissue swells up and upon removing the bridge one can see the imprint of the bridge with hyper plastic tissue in some areas on the perimeter.
- What type/brand of implant is this?
Patient is from Ireland. Any idea what implant this is?