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  • Cold welded healing abutment?

    Has anyone has ever had a healing abutment cold weld and be unable to remove with both a hex driver and/or a torque wrench with the hex driver? The post Cold welded healing abutment? appeared first on OsseoNews Dental Implants.

  • Failure in distal implant: suggestions?

    I placed two implants in this patient.  One month later, the distal implant was about to exfoliate without any pain, just inflammation of the gingiva around the implant.  The post Failure in distal implant: suggestions? appeared first on OsseoNews Dental Implants.

  • Success of dental implants after head and neck radiation therapy?

    What are the factors potentially influencing the success of dental implants placed in patients with head and neck cancer who underwent radiation therapy? The post Success of dental implants after head and neck radiation therapy? appeared first on OsseoNews Dental Implants.

  • Passive Cigarette Smoke Inhalation: Effect on osseointegration?

    While many studies implicate active smoking as a significant factor in the failure of dental implants, an interesting question is the effect of passive smoking inhalation on osseointegration. The post Passive Cigarette Smoke Inhalation: Effect on osseointegration? appeared first on OsseoNews Dental Implants.

  • Bone graft in preparation for implants: recommendations?

    I have a 51 year old healthy female referred for grafting to allow implants in areas #26 and #27. Thoughts on this case? The post Bone graft in preparation for implants: recommendations? appeared first on OsseoNews Dental Implants.

  • Implant Grafting Challenge on Tooth with Failed RCT: Thoughts?

    I am planning on placing an implant at site #30, which had failed root canal treatment. Looking for recommendations on my grafting plan. The post Implant Grafting Challenge on Tooth with Failed RCT: Thoughts? appeared first on OsseoNews Dental Implants.

  • Socket Plug technique with PRF?

    How will sockets fare if they are filled with PRF alone vs PRF with a grafting material? The post Socket Plug technique with PRF? appeared first on OsseoNews Dental Implants.

  • Peri-Implantitis and Squamous Cell Carcinoma

    While Peri-implantitis has produced alot of research and is not an unusual occurrence, squamous cell carcinoma developing around dental implants is seldom described or reported. The post Peri-Implantitis and Squamous Cell Carcinoma appeared first on OsseoNews Dental Implants.

  • To use or not to use a membrane in GBR?

    When should we use or not use a membrane for Guided Bone Regeneration? The post To use or not to use a membrane in GBR? appeared first on OsseoNews Dental Implants.

  • Grafting the Posterior Mandible?

    I am planning on placing a 4.8mm tissue level Straumann implant in the edentulous 36 site. What is your experience in grafting in a posterior mandibular site? The post Grafting the Posterior Mandible? appeared first on OsseoNews Dental Implants.