Dental Implants Q&A
Abutment Teeth + Dental Implants
My dentist glued my implant teeth to the abutments. This is the second time they have Come off. There is no warning this is going to happen it is... READ MORE
I have a three unit bridge with short rooted but not mobile crowned abutment teeth. I would like an implant in the pontic area but I want to minimize... READ MORE
Had #7 extracted 4months ago and implant placed same day. Just had healing collar put in and my dr. Actually had to drill excess bone! Two days later... READ MORE
Is it usual to be given a local anaesthetic to attempt to remove a broken dental implant abutment screw? Is it anticipated that there will be the... READ MORE
I got a Nobel Active 5.0 implant done overseas about 5 weeks ago, the crown got stuck when test fitting before the dentist could cement the crown on... READ MORE
What kind of implant should a 19 year old use for his front tooth? Zirconia / Titanium? What about the abutment, does it matter?
I have done a lot of research on the subject. Have concluded that titanium is more bio-compatible and is the "standard" as it has been around for... READ MORE
I had a dental implant 5 months ago. How long do I have before adjacent teeth shift enough to cause crown placement issues?
I had a dental implant placed about five months ago by an oral surgeon. I am now halfway across the world from where I was and find myself without... READ MORE
Which implant method is better, the "tap in" or the "screw in"? Are the different way to install abutment for each method?
My implant doctor did three "tap in" implants for me in the past 8 years. I felt very happy for each result. I need another implant... READ MORE
Four yrs ago I got implants in both of my 2 front teeth. They were in the front so I chose to spend the extra $2,000 for porcelain abutments. Almost... READ MORE
Is it advisable to skip the healing abutment? eg. fix the permanent abutment & within 2 weeks, the crown via cement-retained restoration and any... READ MORE
Is it better to wait a couple of years after having a dental implant done to put in a dental abutment?
What would happen if I never had the abutment and crown put on. READ MORE
When do we need to use customized abutment? Besides higher costs, will customized abutment result in more complications or higher risks especially for... READ MORE
Dentist agreed to replace the new; altered implant crown(Presently has drill hole& composite fill). He already has a "cad-cam" impression w/abutment... READ MORE
I have two implants in the upper jaw. There is a gap between the crown and my gum, the abutment is expose, which is not very pretty will this cause... READ MORE
For a 3 stage implant, is it advisable if the healing abutment is skipped? i.e. 2nd stage is fixing the abutment and within 2 weeks, fix the crown via... READ MORE
What reason(s) could cause full upper mouth implant denture to pop loose from the abutments on the right side?
Full denture clips on to abutments in the upper mouth. The right side will pop loose when I bite down on anything that takes much pressure while... READ MORE