Dental Implants Q&A
Age 55-64 + Dental Implants
I had a molar pulled on the upper left. One Dentist says must have implant, another says not true don't need it, who is correct?
I'm 60 had a molar extracted a year ago, upper left, was told by my brother NY dentist must have implant due to shifting teeth,lower tooth will rise... READ MORE
57 y.o. perimenopausal with severe bone loss and periodontal disease around one tooth; they feel it needs to be pulled and grafted. There is another... READ MORE
I have a full upper denture and significant bone loss, so eventually the denture will not hold. In addition, I had all but my eye teeth in my lower... READ MORE
Instead of removal, repair a molar with cusp broken off, below gum line, to keep it healthy for a decade. Any suggestions?
Upper molar lost cusp ~30% surface area, 1/8" wide at gum line, some below gum. Has large silver filling. Dentist said remove & won't miss it much.... READ MORE
I am a 60 year old male and I have been recommended to have complete reconstruction of the upper jaw with 8 KOS/BCS implants and 2 Pterygoid implants... READ MORE
Dental implants vs full upper and lower denture. How much of a role does each play in maintaining a woman's youthful appearance?
Dental implants vs: dentures: I am 60 years old. Recently I was told that the remaining teeth I have in my mouth (which are capped) all need to be... READ MORE
I had a very gummy smile, and my dentist said best thing was dentures! I was 20. Now I am 60. I have a lot of bone loss on top and need something done... READ MORE
8 weeks post op, 8 upper implants, implant in back has soft spongy gum overgrowth...all other implants are covered by firm tight gum tissue...I'm 56... READ MORE
I have a whole mouth full of implanted teeth using titanium as the base for the tooth, I also have bi-lateral hip replacements and a knee replacement.... READ MORE
Each tooth on both sides have a crown. this is the # 16 tooth upper left (second tooth from back) I am 64, in good health, what is my best option READ MORE
There appears to be various types of Implants eg Overdentures,Fixed Implants including Mini Implants etc etc-Which is the best type to have... READ MORE
Should I have an implant for upper left molar that has a 6 yr old failed root canal, probably a cracked root?
I read about failures on upper molars and about issues not doing an implant, there is a lower molar (this top molar is the last one on top on the left... READ MORE
Can I get dental implants to replace all of my upper plus bottom back how costly and riske is that procedure a so how long is the whole process READ MORE
Any implant Dr out there that offers any discounts? Can the cost come down any from anybody out there? I have insurance.
Specifics: I am 55. Maybe have 5 real teeth left. I have Delta Dental insurance. Poor. It is my greatest wish to be able to smile and not hide my... READ MORE
Dr. I would like to know if there are program for people like me where it is either paid for or a payment plan can be made?
I am 62 yrs old do not have dentures or partials. Have nine teeth left on my top gums. Am looking for implants dentures 6 for the front of my mouth. I... READ MORE
4mm Gap in front upper tooth & one teeth on side of gap needs removing. What are my options? (photos)
My dentist said one of my upper teeth needs removing (right of to the gap - see photo) because of bone loss and gum disease. It has stop bleeding... READ MORE
I have an old bridge that has chipped.My gums have receded with bone loss. Should I get a bridge or implants? (photo)
I'm 56yrs old w/ Osteopenia. Old bridge 15+ yrs Will a bridged or implants cease the bone loss & gum recession ? Currently the chipped bridge does... READ MORE