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  • Dental implant surgery with multiple systemic disorders and oral bisphosphonates?

    A 65 years old female patient has consulted to our department for the treatment of her fractured dental implant. The patient has a significant past medical history. Recommendations? The post Dental implant surgery with multiple systemic disorders and oral bisphosphonates? appeared first on OsseoNews Dental Implants.

  • How to ID and Treat Vintage Style Implant?

    A 70 year old female patient otherwise healthy, non-smoker, wishes to have two implants on the lower arch to support her future new lower denture. At this point implant number 27 had been removed and the area had been curetted for further bone augmentation pending CT scan for which she is scheduled. The post How to ID and Treat Vintage Style Implant? appeared first on OsseoNews Dental Implants.

  • Short implant vs. Sinus Lift?

    CBCT shows low bone height, but enough to place a 6mm implant. Would you place the short implant or do a crestal sinus lift? The post Short implant vs. Sinus Lift? appeared first on OsseoNews Dental Implants.

  • Numbness and Nerve Injuries after Implant Placement?

    During the implant osteotomy at site 36, there likely was less dense bone surrounding the superior roof of the IAN canal. The implant sank in 3mm subcrestal. The next day post op I called patient for review and was informed about numbness and heaviness on lower left lip and chin. The post Numbness and Nerve Injuries after Implant Placement? appeared first on OsseoNews Dental Implants.

  • Telescopic crown on Prettau bridge: better solution?

    The Prettau bridge is on 6 Implants and is great in every way except that the telescopic crown, which is cemented with temporary cement, comes off about twice a year and has to be recemented. The post Telescopic crown on Prettau bridge: better solution? appeared first on OsseoNews Dental Implants.

  • Implant Supported Bridge vs Apicoectomy?

    Based on my x-rays below which treatment plan do you think would be better for a 45 year old? Apicoectomy or implant supported bridge? The post Implant Supported Bridge vs Apicoectomy? appeared first on OsseoNews Dental Implants.

  • Autogenous bone graft after tenting?

    I posted a tenting case question a couple months ago and it did fine. I gained 3mm height and I want to gain another 5mm.  I have used 5mm block bovine grafts in the past but I am on board with an autogenous block graft. The post Autogenous bone graft after tenting? appeared first on OsseoNews Dental Implants.

  • Fractured non-restorable tooth extraction and periapical lesion: advice?

    A 69 y.o female patient has a fractured non-restorable tooth. CBCT was taken and periapical lesion was noted close to IA canal. How would you handle this? The post Fractured non-restorable tooth extraction and periapical lesion: advice? appeared first on OsseoNews Dental Implants.

  • Identify Implants and Explain Prosthetics?

    These appear to be one-piece implants. Can you comment on how one could place a connected round house bridge on so many implants which apparently are not all parallel? The post Identify Implants and Explain Prosthetics? appeared first on OsseoNews Dental Implants.

  • PTFE membrane has come off: recommendations?

    I did a socket preservation using dPTFE membranes and dPTFE sutures. The patient texted that membrane has come off. The post PTFE membrane has come off: recommendations? appeared first on OsseoNews Dental Implants.