Dental Implants Questions

The implant crown keeps rubbing against my upper inner lip

I'm in the process of getting dental implants for my 2 upper front teeth. I just had my first implant crown placed in. So now I have one tooth and one missing tooth next to it. The implant crown keeps rubbing against my upper inner lip. Went back to...

Bonegraft Question

Hi, my doctor did a bonegraft on me during surgery and he used a mixture of my own bone, with freeze-dried demineralized bone (from a bone bank) and Hydroxylapatite (a man made calcified product to stimulate bone growth)… Will my body absorb the...

implant specialist for low sinuses

My dentist says I need a specialist for an implant because my sinus is too close to the gum line for him to do it. Where in the US is the cheapest place to get a special implant? It is a molar on my right side that has been missing for awhile.

Dental Implants Question

I am going to have 2 lower molar extractions done and implants put in there place on the same day. Is this procedure a good way for implants to be successful? I was told that part of the procedure entails bone grafting... I am concerned because a...

Flipper Vs. Implants

I am missing three teeth due to an accident. If I chose to keep my flipper and not get implants will it cause long term issues? I want to make sure my jaw bone will not deteriorate faster or cause me oral risk.

Rate of increase in implant costs (Answered)

Has there been any recent studies of the rates of increase in dental costs or charges? If I was to set aside money today for implants to be completed in 5 years, how much more would I need today to cover the costs in 5 years using past rates of...

I am concerned about my graft/implant failing.

I had a graft(my bone and cadaver bone)placed on my lower left jaw for an implant in the area of tooth #19. The graft was held in place by two screws. I was told to wait 4-6 months before the implant would be placed. Three months later the oral...

Implant failure

Dear sir I had 6 implants all of which failed within a year. I was sick prior to having them. Gastric bypass with severe complication which made most of my top to snap and break. After a law suit which didn't return all the money I paid, I...

Recurring dental implant fistulas

On November 2, 2016 an oral surgeon extracted tooth 20 because of a hairline fracture and infection in the root. I was on an antibiotic prior to the extraction. He then placed an implant in the number 19 slot. For the past 3 weeks i have had...

Would a dental implant further aggravate a previous lingual nerve injury?

I had a third molar extraction six years ago which resulted in a lingual nerve injury. It has pretty much healed over the years but still when pressure is put on the gum I get numbness and tingling for a couple days. I have no molars on my lower...

Is it normal to feel pain during a dental implant and sinus lift?

My mother got three dental implants and a sinus lift yesterday. I was driving her home after her surgery and knew to expect her in some pain but was not prepared to find her in tears with one of the dental assistants comforting her. This was the...

Can i wear my retainer and my abutment?

I have 2 missing teeth and the doctor gave me a retainer with both teeth so I could wear untill i\'m done with implanting and yesterday I had the abutment in my tooth and he asked me to be careful but he didn\'t really say If I can wear my...

Bone Graft X Ray

Had a Dental bone graft Done tooth 7 Had a X ray Today after 2 months Bone graft had black patches in white X ray is that normal

Partial before dental implants

I just got my two second bicuspids extracted and know that implants are my next step. I also know that my treatment plan includes bone grafts and sinus lifts. My question is this: We are currently trying for a baby. Is the success rate of implants...

Infection and a suture, TI-Fixation pin came out

First I really love my DR BUT I am getting through the process of 2 front teeth dental implants. About 2 years ago I had a bone graph done on tooth # 8 with no issues. About 7 weeks ago I went in for the following: Tooth # 8 Surgical implant body...