Dental Implants Q&A
Healing + Dental Implants
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
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
I'm 9 days post op from implant surgery (2 lower). My stitches absorbed sooner than I expected and I just want to make sure my gum is okay even though... READ MORE
I have just extracted my tooth and a dentist put on the stitches and he told me they will come out in about two weeks time but it's been five days... READ MORE
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 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
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
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
I just got an implant today I'm extremely said because I'm afraid my crown will no longer be parallel to the tooth next to it meaning my smile will no... READ MORE
Is it advisable to skip the healing abutment? eg. fix the permanent abutment & within 2 weeks, the crown via cement-retained restoration and any... READ MORE
Tooth #4 failed root canal from crack. Needs extortion. I will get implant but cannot get immediate load of the crown. Other than a flipper what kind... 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
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
I had a dental implant fitted 1 week ago in place of a removed lower molar (whiuch had been extracted 4 months ago and had healed well). The stitches... 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
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
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
I am a few days away from placing my permanent crown for a dental implant. I have noticed the healing abutment showing through my gum line, very... 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