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Replacement of Failed Dental Implant?

I have a dental implant placed at #19 6 yrs ago. 2 yrs ago, it has periimplantitis. Another periodontist treated it by removing crown and flap and GBR... READ MORE

Is my bone graft failing?

I've had a permanent bridge running between my eye teeth for 17 years and it was failing. 5 weeks ago I had it removed, my eye teeth were extracted,... READ MORE

One implant is showing well above the gum line. Has it failed?

Does the fact that one implant of two, side by side is now much higher out of the gum line mean that it is a failed implant? READ MORE

Is Straumann better than Astra?

My 2009 Astra implant just failed. A teaching Implant doc says astra was top of line until bought out, but not anymore. He also says strauman's wide... READ MORE

How long do I have to wait to replace the failed implant?

I got an implant on 42 back in September. In November, the implant was still a little loose so the implantologist "tightened" it in hopes that it... READ MORE

Why would my dental implant fail?

I had an Astra tek dental implant put I at site number 3 in oct 2012. I had it taken out yesterday because the crown was moving because of implant... READ MORE

Who should pay for the crown with an implant failure?

Zimmer will replace the implant; however, the dentist will require the patient to pay again for the crown and the attachment to the crown. $990. Is... READ MORE

On the 15th Day of Previously Placed Implant #5, After Pain Suffer, Implant Failed. Is Safe to Do Again?

My Mother, 81 years old, no diabetes, no any injection or medication for osteoporosis, but she has osteoporosis going on. On the 15th day after... READ MORE

Is my dental implant failing - why would my implant fail twice?

In November I had an implant placed, two weeks later my gum swelled up and I rejected the implant placement. Last week we tried the procedure again,... READ MORE

Is a dental implant possible following a failed apicoectomy? / Failed apicoectomy options?

I am considering an apicoectomy on my mandibular central incisor, due to a failed root canal and abscess. I'd like to understand what would happen if... READ MORE

Full Dental Implants - Are Failure Rates Higher?

I am scheduled for implant surgery in February and am getting really scared. They are doing a full implant, pulling all my upper teeth at once... READ MORE

Can smoking marijuana be as harmful as smoking cigarettes with dental implants?

Correct me if I am wrong, but I understand that 'smoking' can lead to a dental implant failure. I'm wondering if it is the action of smoking or what... READ MORE

Could pregnancy cause dental implant failure? I can't seem to find any information about this.

, but I am wondering if there is any reason to believe a pregnancy could cause dental implant failure? I have 4 upper implants supporting an over... READ MORE

My dental implant failed and I got an infection. Picture with old denture in place. Would like to know what can be done. (Photo)

Specifically, I would like to know: Will my gums grow back? Will I ever have a normal smile again? Should I have further work to correct the bone and... READ MORE

Has my dentist screwed up my implants? (Photo)

While drilling my dentist broke some piece of bone. His helper said, "oh it broke!". But they did not tell me anything. He chipped off pieces of bone... READ MORE

Failed implants at age 14, suffered severe chronic infection resulting in significant bone loss, I am now 31. (Photo)

31 & missing 6 teeth w/ the expectation to loose at least 3 others in the near future. Car accident age 12 resulting in loss of teeth so i got... READ MORE

When is the most fragile time for failure of implants?

4/8/2016 I had dentures and had them for 12 yrs. And needed a new set. I always had issues with the bottom ones. The dentist told me about the... READ MORE

What if my dentist didn't clear my infection prior to surgery? Is that causing my implants to fail? (photos)

I am 26 years old I have all kinds of infection and pain. So we did an all on four implants. My dentist only called in my antibiotics on the 16th of... READ MORE

Abscessed second molar (#30) from failed root canal. Try to save or go for implant?

I'm 24. Tooth #30 is crowned & suffers chronic abscess (~5 years) from root canal failure. I don't want to live with a dangerous infection but I'm... READ MORE

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