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The Screw Head of the Dental Implant Broke Off. Is This Common? How Difficult to Fix?

My husband is in the process of getting a dental implant. Each step has presented problems. The last part of the procedure that he had done involved... READ MORE

The Screw in my Dental Implant Has Broken Twice, What's Causing This?

What might be causing this? My dentist and oral surgeon were able to get the first screw out and replace it and now a few years later it has happened... READ MORE

The Metal Screw Covering my New Implant Fell off and I Am on Holiday, What Should I Do?

Did 2 implant procedures 3 weeks ago and one of them fell off yesterday, just the screw covering the hole. I am on holiday and don't cpome back for 2... READ MORE

Dental Implant Question After Uncovering?

I have implants in teeth 6,7,10,11. I got the implanta uncovered recently. When my Dr uncovered them he put a flat topped screw on and tightened to... READ MORE

Four Broken Screws (All-on-6 Implants) - Do I Have to Pay for the Removal/replacements?

My all-on-6 bridge i got not even 3 years ago became very loose - country: thailand. my dentist found four(!) broken screw heads which he was able to... READ MORE

Are the Broken Screws my Fault or is This a Flaw in Their Work? (photo)

It took 3 years to finish getting new implants in my lower jaw supporting complete lower denture and (no implant) upper denture. They couldn't get the... READ MORE

Anaesthetic to Remove Broken Dental Implant Abutment Screw?

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

Does anyone know about new dental implants that you only have to wait 2-3 weeks to have a crown?

I have been offered an option of doing a Zimmer trabecular metal screw, with a crown after 2 weeks. I'm a good candidate, healthy, uncomplicated... READ MORE

Best Way Forward?

All on 4 implants placed in maxilla (7 years) and prosthesis has fractured twice and cracked 3 times necessitating the construction of another one.... READ MORE

Getting a tooth implant, tooth has not placed but screw has fallen out twice. Prognosis for succesful implant?

I am getting a tooth implant, tooth has not been placed but screw has fallen out twice. Supposedly there was a bone graft because of bone loss, but... READ MORE

What is better & safer - implanting screw or braces - to straighten the second molars?

I am 16 year old. my upper second molars are not coming out straight in ideal way, instead they tilted or inclined. i have been recommended to go for... READ MORE

Dental Implants 7 Years Ago?

Had dental implant 7 years ago. clinician broke implant head trying to remove fractured screw. wont admit to it saying may have happened but didn't... READ MORE

I did the first step of dental implants 5 and a half years ago. How long is too long to have the procedure completed?

I was supposed to go back the implant's permanent dental prosthesis,ran out of money.What I have now are the exposed drilled in screws. Is this safe... READ MORE

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