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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Bone graft after failed implant? (photos)

I had 2 TRI implants placed 14th April 2015, both got rejected and are exposed, mobile, needing to be removed. However one surgeon is keen to do bone... 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

Failed dental implants. Can the implants stay and a removable denture be used?

Had four dental implants installed three and half months ago. With three still loose and one tight for full upper plate. I was told my bones are not... 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

Dental Bone graft appears to be failing after 15 years. Your advice?

Bone Grafting materials (non-resorbable hydroxyapatite particles i think) seem to be coming out of a fistula that has formed above the pontic site... READ MORE

Are dental implants warrantied for inexplicable failure? (Photo)

I got an implant (#14) January 2013. June 2015 it was starting to just barely wiggle and by October 2015 it literally fell out into my mouth. I was... READ MORE

I was just told by my surgeon that all six of my dental implants need to be removed. Any suggestions ?

Of course I am devastated from this news. He said the reason for failure was caused by the implant coating called Hydroxyapatite... Why is this... READ MORE

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