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  • Implant screw loosening…. Loctite?

    Quite a while back I remember a lecturer mentioning a product that acts as an implant screw loctite, to reduce the incidence of screw loosening. The post Implant screw loosening…. Loctite? appeared first on OsseoNews Dental Implants.

  • Osteogenesis Imperfecta and Implant Treatment?

    I have a 67 year old patient who wants implant supported replacement of failed upper anterior bridgework, but has Ostegenesis Imperfecta Type 1. The post Osteogenesis Imperfecta and Implant Treatment? appeared first on OsseoNews Dental Implants.

  • Lateral window sinus graft: preferences?

    I have been placing sinus grafts for a few years now. I am curious about preferences for graft materials. The post Lateral window sinus graft: preferences? appeared first on OsseoNews Dental Implants.

  • Splinting dental implants: experiences?

    Can anyone share their experiences regarding splinting implants when they are right next to each other. The post Splinting dental implants: experiences? appeared first on OsseoNews Dental Implants.

  • Normal Bone Loss around a Traditional Flat-Flat Implant Connection

    This case was referred to me last week to evaluate the bone loss around implant #14. I would like to illustrate that with traditional non-platform switched or conical type connections, bone loss to the first thread is perfectly normal and to be expected. The post Normal Bone Loss around a Traditional Flat-Flat Implant Connection appeared first on OsseoNews Dental Implants.

  • Can this Bicon implant be saved?

    Tooth #4 has a periapical abscess that has extended to the apex of the adjacent implant in #5 position. Implant #5 has lost some bone which has exposed some threads and I believe may have no bone distally between itself and root of #4. Can the implant be salvaged? The post Can this Bicon implant be saved? appeared first on OsseoNews Dental Implants.

  • Mandibular implant placement and shoulder pain?

    My patient had implants placed in #18 and 19  sites. X-rays all look good. Patient started having left shoulder pain immediately after implant placement. The post Mandibular implant placement and shoulder pain? appeared first on OsseoNews Dental Implants.

  • Degranulation of surgical sites?

    I am in my final year of my Masters degree in implantology and have been assigned to undertake a narrative review on the subject, How important is degranulation of a surgical site prior to grafting, when should it occur, and which methods are most effective? The post Degranulation of surgical sites? appeared first on OsseoNews Dental Implants.

  • Three Implants with Locators: What’s your treatment plan?

    I placed three implants in the edentulous area and used Locators to secure the partial denture. The partial is very stable. Patient has an upper denture. The post Three Implants with Locators: What’s your treatment plan? appeared first on OsseoNews Dental Implants.

  • SOS: A Standardized Approach to Restoring Broken Implants

    In this case, I will describe a new method for saving fractured implants, creating a new, stable platform and restoring the implant anew with a telescopically retained restoration. The post SOS: A Standardized Approach to Restoring Broken Implants appeared first on OsseoNews Dental Implants.