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  • Feedback on Biohorizons tapered internal plus for platform switching?

    I currently use BioHorizons implants, but am I am considering changing to the BioHorizon Tapered Internal Plus implant with laser-lok, due to it's design for platform switching. The post Feedback on Biohorizons tapered internal plus for platform switching? appeared first on OsseoNews Dental Implants.

  • Root tip in the implantation site: recommendations?

    During the X-ray analysis I found that in the area of 37 there was a residual root tip with dimensions approximately 2 x 2.5 mm. The post Root tip in the implantation site: recommendations? appeared first on OsseoNews Dental Implants.

  • Salvaging an implant with a fractured hex via post/core

    This patient presented with a loose abutment and fractured hex. The fixture was integrated and the patient did not want to have it removed. The post Salvaging an implant with a fractured hex via post/core appeared first on OsseoNews Dental Implants.

  • Removing cracked implants: suggestions?

    One year ago I placed Implant Direct 3.7×8 mm implants. Patient has cracked both implants. When I try to back them out the cracked portions spread and the grip of the internal hex is lost. The post Removing cracked implants: suggestions? appeared first on OsseoNews Dental Implants.

  • Patient numb 2 days after implant placement: thoughts?

    I placed a 10mm implant in site #30 . The CBCT showed that it was 14mm away from IAN canal, but there was some radiolucency in the area. The post Patient numb 2 days after implant placement: thoughts? appeared first on OsseoNews Dental Implants.

  • Screw removal on screw-retained mandibular prosthesis: advice?

    I am making a screw-retained mandibular prosthesis and we are utilizing an 8-year old Astra 3.5mm implant along with four new implants placed by my oral surgeon. I accessed the .050 hex very easily, but cannot get the screw loose. The post Screw removal on screw-retained mandibular prosthesis: advice? appeared first on OsseoNews Dental Implants.

  • A Novel Approach to Repair Severe Damage in the Esthetic Zone

    This case involved a tooth had been treated endodontically, with evidence of a possible root resection. A lot damage to the buccal bone was observed, so a specific approach was used. The post A Novel Approach to Repair Severe Damage in the Esthetic Zone appeared first on OsseoNews Dental Implants.

  • Implant bridge with little room: any comments?

    I have a 52 year old male patient.  I am planning an implant bridge.  Not much room. Note the significant sublingual fossa.  The post Implant bridge with little room: any comments? appeared first on OsseoNews Dental Implants.

  • Misplaced Implant: When can I remove and place a shorter implant?

    However I made a mistake and ended up placing the implant too far distal and it projected 4-5mm into the maxillary sinus.  The post Misplaced Implant: When can I remove and place a shorter implant? appeared first on OsseoNews Dental Implants.

  • Broken Screw: any suggestions?

    I have a problem with a broken screw in a 3i Implant. The remaining screw fragment is not loose and I have tried Ultrasonic Tartar and Stain Removal solution soak in the implant for lubrication. The post Broken Screw: any suggestions? appeared first on OsseoNews Dental Implants.