Lateral window sinus graft: preferences?
I have been placing sinus grafts for a few years now. I am curious about preferences for graft materials.The postLateral window sinus graft: preferences? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - February 15, 2019 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Questions Regenerative Source Type: news

Splinting dental implants: experiences?
Can anyone share their experiences regarding splinting implants when they are right next to each other.The postSplinting dental implants: experiences? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - February 15, 2019 Category: Dentistry Authors: Joseph Kim Tags: Clinical Questions Surgical Source Type: news

Normal Bone Loss around a Traditional Flat-Flat Implant Connection
This case was referred to me last week to evaluate the bone loss around implant #14. I would like to illustrate that with traditional non-platform switched or conical type connections, bone loss to the first thread is perfectly normal and to be expected.The postNormal Bone Loss around a Traditional Flat-Flat Implant Connection appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - February 14, 2019 Category: Dentistry Authors: Timothy C Carter Tags: Clinical Cases Surgical Source Type: news

Can this Bicon implant be saved?
Tooth #4 has a periapical abscess that has extended to the apex of the adjacent implant in #5 position. Implant #5 has lost some bone which has exposed some threads and I believe may have no bone distally between itself and root of #4. Can the implant be salvaged?The postCan this Bicon implant be saved? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - February 13, 2019 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Surgical Source Type: news

Can this implant be saved?
Tooth #4 has a periapical abscess that has extended to the apex of the adjacent implant in #5 position. Implant #5 has lost some bone which has exposed some threads and I believe may have no bone distally between itself and root of #4. Can the implant be salvaged?The postCan this implant be saved? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - February 13, 2019 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Surgical Source Type: news

Mandibular implant placement and shoulder pain?
My patient had implants placed in #18 and 19   sites. X-rays all look good. Patient started having left shoulder pain immediately after implant placement.The postMandibular implant placement and shoulder pain? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - February 13, 2019 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Surgical Source Type: news

Degranulation of surgical sites?
I am in my final year of my Masters degree in implantology and have been assigned to undertake a narrative review on the subject, How important is degranulation of a surgical site prior to grafting, when should it occur, and which methods are most effective?The postDegranulation of surgical sites? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - February 12, 2019 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Questions Surgical Source Type: news

Three Implants with Locators: What ’s your treatment plan?
I placed three implants in the edentulous area and used Locators to secure the partial denture. The partial is very stable. Patient has an upper denture.The postThree Implants with Locators: What’s your treatment plan? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - February 12, 2019 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Surgical Source Type: news

SOS: A Standardized Approach to Restoring Broken Implants
In this case, I will describe a new method for saving fractured implants, creating a new, stable platform and restoring the implant anew with a telescopically retained restoration.The postSOS: A Standardized Approach to Restoring Broken Implants appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - February 10, 2019 Category: Dentistry Authors: Vladi Dvoyris Tags: Clinical Cases Surgical Source Type: news

ZERAMEX XT Ceramic Implant: 1 year follow up of 1st in the world placed
This case is significant in that it was the first case ever done worldwide using theZERAMEX XT Ceramic Implant System.The postZERAMEX XT Ceramic Implant: 1 year follow up of 1st in the world placed appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - February 7, 2019 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Surgical Source Type: news

Bone resorption because of bruxism?
An implant was placed 3 months after extraction of a lower first molar, bone quality was good, implant was placed 1mm below bone and a cover screw was placed. 6 months after functional loading patient, who is bruxer, comes in and complains about suppurationThe postBone resorption because of bruxism? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - February 6, 2019 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Surgical Source Type: news

Large lesion extending into sinus: advice?
This patient has a large lesion extending into sinus. The tooth is asymptomatic with no drainage noted and no clear sinus symptoms per the patient. Thoughts?The postLarge lesion extending into sinus: advice? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - February 4, 2019 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Surgical Source Type: news

Sinus Tract Next to Implant #8: Input?
After only two weeks with permanent crowns, the patient developed a sinus tract next to area #8. Any input as to why this would happen especially after screw retained temporaries that lasted over one year?The postSinus Tract Next to Implant #8: Input? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - January 31, 2019 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Surgical Source Type: news

Pus exudate after an open sinus lift operation?
Pus is exudating two weeks after an open sinus lift procedure. The area has to be revisited and all the graft removed.The postPus exudate after an open sinus lift operation? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - January 30, 2019 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Questions Regenerative Source Type: news

How to treat small buccal concavity/deficiency?
I am wondering what your procedure is for grafting small buccal depressions after implant placement.The postHow to treat small buccal concavity/deficiency? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - January 24, 2019 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Surgical Source Type: news

Is there a fracture in implant fixture?
This patient had a lower molar implant placed somewhere else and reported pain during mastication. In the RVG it seems like there is bone loss around the implant and there is a fracture on the distal side of the implant fixture.The postIs there a fracture in implant fixture? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - January 23, 2019 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Surgical Source Type: news

Fractured Upper Molar Case: Bone Regeneration and Sinus Lift
This case demonstrates a successful approach when confronted with a tooth with previous endodontic treatment and evidence of a root fracture.The postFractured Upper Molar Case: Bone Regeneration and Sinus Lift appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - January 22, 2019 Category: Dentistry Authors: Gerald Rudick Tags: Clinical Cases Surgical Source Type: news

Possibility of Lateral sinus lift for implant placement?
I was told that severe mucosal thickening occupying nearly 80% of the volume of the right maxillary sinus and a failed implant make a lateral augmentation impossible.The postPossibility of Lateral sinus lift for implant placement? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - January 18, 2019 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Surgical Source Type: news

Immediate Implant with Maxillary First Molar: advice on placement?
I recently did an extraction of a maxillary first molar with immediate placement of the implant. It was an atraumatic extraction, but I lost the buccal wall of the osteotomy of the interradicular septum.The postImmediate Implant with Maxillary First Molar: advice on placement? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - January 17, 2019 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Surgical Source Type: news

Internal sinus lift immediately thru the palatal root socket?
If there is no large perforation in the sinus membrane, at the time of extraction, can I just do my internal sinus lift via membrane elevation thru the palatal socket? Has anyone done this?The postInternal sinus lift immediately thru the palatal root socket? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - January 16, 2019 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Regenerative Surgical Source Type: news

Soft Tissue Graft of a Restored Implant
It is my opinion that soft tissue quality and quantity is extremely important, yet often overlooked around implants.The postSoft Tissue Graft of a Restored Implant appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - January 10, 2019 Category: Dentistry Authors: Timothy C Carter Tags: Clinical Cases Regenerative Surgical Source Type: news

Chao Pinhole Technique: Any experience?
I read about a new tunneling technique called the Pinhole Technique by Dr. Chao. It seems like a very simply and effective technique.The postChao Pinhole Technique: Any experience? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - January 9, 2019 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Questions Surgical Source Type: news

Treatment plan for 37: Immediate placement or delayed placement?
This is an OPG of a patient who has a root stump in 37 site. While I advised him that an implant is an option, I also had doubts if I should immediately place or place it after 2-3 months.The postTreatment plan for 37: Immediate placement or delayed placement? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - January 9, 2019 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Surgical Source Type: news

Incorrect angle of implant: has it failed?
I extracted #9 and placed an implant and restored with a crown.   Implant angle is too mesial. Has this implant failed?The postIncorrect angle of implant: has it failed? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - January 8, 2019 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Surgical Source Type: news

Issues with healing after placement of cancellous bone and membrane: recommendations?
I have used this protocol of extraction to implant placement, using same materials, and had similar results, yet not to this extent. Are the materials in question?The postIssues with healing after placement of cancellous bone and membrane: recommendations? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - January 8, 2019 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Regenerative Source Type: news

Grafting bone around implants: techniques?
I am wondering if others can share successful techniques for regenerating bone around implants that have lost considerable amounts of bone around them, even if the the implants remain stable. The concern is that under such conditions, with time, the implants will fail.The postGrafting bone around implants: techniques? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - January 7, 2019 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Questions Regenerative Surgical Source Type: news

Osseointegration: Affect of prosthetic procedures during the healing period?
Will osseo-integration be adversely affected by using finger force to unscrew the healing abutments, screw in impression copings, make impression, unscrew the impression copings, and re-screwing the healing abutments?The postOsseointegration: Affect of prosthetic procedures during the healing period? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - January 4, 2019 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Questions Surgical Source Type: news

To graft or to split?
My question is whether to do a block graft , wait and place implants or to do a ridge split and and place implants?The postTo graft or to split? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - December 28, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Surgical Source Type: news

Congenitally Missing Maxillary Lateral Incisor considerations …
This case involves a 20 y/o female with a congenitally missing #10 that I treated about 3 years ago. It illustrates a common problem I see when treating these cases post ortho where the proper mesial/distal space exists along with adequate width, but there is often excess vertical.The postCongenitally Missing Maxillary Lateral Incisor considerations… appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - December 28, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: Timothy C Carter Tags: Clinical Cases Surgical Source Type: news

Short Implants as an alternative to augmentation?
The use of short implants as an alternative to bone augmentation techniques with the placement of standard-length dental implants remains a debatable topic.The postShort Implants as an alternative to augmentation? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - December 27, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Questions Research and News Source Type: news

Ultra Wide Diameter Implants: Clinical Experience?
Ultra-wide-diameter implants are gaining in popularity for molar sites.The postUltra Wide Diameter Implants: Clinical Experience? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - December 27, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Questions Research and News Source Type: news

Responsibility for incomplete implant cases?
Here it is the end of the year, and I go through some old charts of unfinished implant cases. Where does the responsibility end?The postResponsibility for incomplete implant cases? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - December 21, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Questions Surgical Source Type: news

Immediate Platform Switched Implant with Provisional and 2 year follow up with final restoration
This case illustrates that platform switching/medial abutment connection can and does work when proper principals are followed.The postImmediate Platform Switched Implant with Provisional and 2 year follow up with final restoration appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - December 20, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: Timothy C Carter Tags: Clinical Cases Surgical Source Type: news

Hybridge prosthetics full arch implant restoration: input?
I am looking for input based on your experience with using Hybridge brand laboratory prosthetics for full arch implant restorations. I am assuming all full-arch implant support criteria has been accomplishedThe postHybridge prosthetics full arch implant restoration: input? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - December 19, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Questions Restorative Source Type: news

Narrow space between teeth #9 and #11: advice?
I have a healthy, mature 18-year old patient desiring an anterior implant post-orthodontics. There is a 5.0+mm space between # 9-11.The postNarrow space between teeth #9 and #11: advice? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - December 19, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Surgical Source Type: news

Feedback on Biohorizons tapered internal plus for platform switching?
I currently use BioHorizons implants, but am I am considering changing to the BioHorizon Tapered Internal Plus implant with laser-lok, due to it's design for platform switching.The postFeedback on Biohorizons tapered internal plus for platform switching? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - December 17, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Questions Surgical Source Type: news

Root tip in the implantation site: recommendations?
During the X-ray analysis I found that in the area of 37 there was a residual root tip with dimensions approximately 2 x 2.5 mm.The postRoot tip in the implantation site: recommendations? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - December 16, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Surgical Source Type: news

Salvaging an implant with a fractured hex via post/core
This patient presented with a loose abutment and fractured hex. The fixture was integrated and the patient did not want to have it removed.The postSalvaging an implant with a fractured hex via post/core appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - December 13, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: Timothy C Carter Tags: Clinical Cases Surgical Source Type: news

Removing cracked implants: suggestions?
One year ago I placed Implant Direct 3.7x8 mm implants. Patient has cracked both implants. When I try to back them out the cracked portions spread and the grip of the internal hex is lost.The postRemoving cracked implants: suggestions? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - December 12, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Questions Surgical Source Type: news

Patient numb 2 days after implant placement: thoughts?
I placed a 10mm implant in site #30 . The CBCT showed that it was 14mm away from IAN canal, but there was some radiolucency in the area.The postPatient numb 2 days after implant placement: thoughts? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - December 7, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Surgical Source Type: news

Screw removal on screw-retained mandibular prosthesis: advice?
I am making a screw-retained mandibular prosthesis and we are utilizing an 8-year old Astra 3.5mm implant along with four new implants placed by my oral surgeon. I accessed the .050 hex very easily, but cannot get the screw loose.The postScrew removal on screw-retained mandibular prosthesis: advice? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - December 3, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: gkaplowitz Tags: Clinical Questions Restorative Source Type: news

A Novel Approach to Repair Severe Damage in the Esthetic Zone
This case involved a tooth had been treated endodontically, with evidence of a possible root resection. A lot damage to the buccal bone was observed, so a specific approach was used.The postA Novel Approach to Repair Severe Damage in the Esthetic Zone appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - November 30, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: Gerald Rudick Tags: Clinical Cases Regenerative Surgical Source Type: news

Implant bridge with little room: any comments?
I have a 52 year old male patient.   I am planning an implant bridge.  Not much room. Note the significant sublingual fossa. The postImplant bridge with little room: any comments? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - November 29, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Surgical Source Type: news

Misplaced Implant: When can I remove and place a shorter implant?
However I made a mistake and ended up placing the implant too far distal and it projected 4-5mm into the maxillary sinus.  The postMisplaced Implant: When can I remove and place a shorter implant? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - November 25, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Surgical Source Type: news

Broken Screw: any suggestions?
I have a problem with a broken screw in a 3i Implant. The remaining screw fragment is not loose and I have tried Ultrasonic Tartar and Stain Removal solution soak in the implant for lubrication.The postBroken Screw: any suggestions? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - November 21, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: Alvaro Ordonez Tags: Clinical Cases Restorative Source Type: news

Augmentation in the Esthetic Zone with Cerasorb and PRF
A patient visited the clinic with previous endodontic treatment and advanced gingival recession. After x-ray scan, it was clear that the tooth had a hopeless prognosis.The postAugmentation in the Esthetic Zone with Cerasorb and PRF appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - November 20, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Regenerative Surgical Source Type: news

Misplaced Implant: best options?
A new patient recently came in for  prosthesis on 2 implants. The radiograph appears to show a misplaced implant.The postMisplaced Implant: best options? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - November 19, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Surgical Source Type: news

Implants Migrating to Sinus, 3 vs 4 Implants, Zirconia Coping
A selection of research articles dealing with complications of implants in the sinus, immediate loading, zirconia and more...The postImplants Migrating to Sinus, 3 vs 4 Implants, Zirconia Coping appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - November 14, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Questions Regenerative Restorative Surgical Source Type: news

Implant Removal Questions
If an implant flowers during insertion and needs to be removed, how would an implant removal kit be any different from using the torque wrench with an implant driver running in reverse?The postImplant Removal Questions appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - November 9, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Questions Surgical Source Type: news

Failing bridge due to internal resorption: thoughts on treatment plan?
Please share your thoughts on my treatment plan for this case of a failing bridge, where there is alveolar ridge vertical and horizontal deficiency.The postFailing bridge due to internal resorption: thoughts on treatment plan? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - November 8, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Surgical Source Type: news