Healing + Dental Implants

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Are my Gums Healing Well? Preparing for Implant and Crown (Middle Tooth) (photo)

The tooth was extracted 10 days ago -had some bone loss before and during the extraction.Are my gums healing normally?Will these vertical cuts/dents... READ MORE

Dental Implants First or After Facial Implants?

I am having 3 dental implants placed, and I am also having a paranasal implant, and manibular implants. Should I do dental implants first? How long... READ MORE

Can Dental Implant Placement Be Modified After Healing? (photo)

Long story short. Have had recommended bone grafting, crown lengthening, and gingival modification all to place implants for # 8,9,10. 8 and 9... READ MORE

Is It Possible for Gum Tissue to Grow Together if Stitches Came out Too Soon ?

I had 4 lower dental implants with bone grafting, and my stitches came out within a couple of days. Now there is an open 'trench' between my gums... READ MORE

Following the Removal of an Abscessed Incisor, Bone Graft Material Was Placed in the Location. What Do You Recommend?

Approximately a 1 Inch Lateral Incision was made along with a corresponding vertical incision. At the follow up appointment concerns were raised about... READ MORE

One implant on lower jaw has no healing cap as well, are the healing caps critical for the healing?

I have eight extractions and six implants were placed at the same time. Three more implants on upper jaw but have no healing cap placed on them after... READ MORE

Should i be concerned about the exposure of the membrane on the side of my gum?

I recently had a tooth extraction and bone graft done for implant preparation of a back molar. A barrier membrane was used. After my two week post opp... READ MORE

Titanium Dental Implant and Bone Healing/loss (photo)

I'm a 24 years old girl. About a month ago I had 4 molar teeth removed in my lower jaw. I would like to have Dental Implants. For now there is only... READ MORE

How long does a dental implant take to heal?

I will have a minor bone grafting and a single dental implant in a couple days to replace a missing tooth. I'm 34, healthy person. How long should I... READ MORE

I have some dental implant complications, giving me pains. Any suggestions?

Hello, I had a dental implant done in April and then a healing collar on. It never felt quite right to me during the entire process. The final crown... READ MORE

After having 3 dental implants placed, the gum flap is not healing. It has failed 3 times. What can I do?

Procedure started on 1/15/15. Re-sutured 1/21, & 1/26. Sutures keep pulling apart, exposing bone. Have been on Keflex since 1/15 preventively. Talking... READ MORE

Should bone graft be re-stitched? Can it continue to heal if the incision is slightly open? Antibiotics are finished (Photo)

6 days ago I had my back molar extracted and a bone graft in preparation for a future dental implant. The sutures are dissolving and it appears the... READ MORE

Placement of healing caps on implants on day 16 post op, is this a good idea?

Post Op, 15 days. Day 9 experienced, interior swelling in salvary glands (under tongue), two outside lesions on face unresponsive to antibiotics. Feel... READ MORE

Dental Implant 5 days ago. Circle of white gum tissue around it. Do I need to worry that things are not healing right?

Had a molar dental implant 5 days ago in lower jaw and there is a circle of white gum tissue around the metal implant that is exposed. Do I need to... READ MORE

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