Foreign Object in Implant Site: Best Option?
14 and 15 were extracted about 6 months ago and periapical x-rays prior to the extractions reveal a radiopaque mass. The location of the mass lies potentially in the path of the osteotomy preparation and implant insertion.The postForeign Object in Implant Site: Best Option? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - August 20, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Surgical Source Type: news

Implant placement: post extraction or wait longer?
Would it be best to place implants immediately post extraction, in this case, or to wait?  The postImplant placement: post extraction or wait longer? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - August 20, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Surgical Source Type: news

Doxycycline with bone graft for lateral sinus lift?
Have any of you used doxycycline with bone graft for a lateral sinus lift?The postDoxycycline with bone graft for lateral sinus lift? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - August 15, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Questions Regenerative Source Type: news

Bone graft at the time of implant placement or earlier?
I am getting conflicting advice regarding whether to graft at the time of implant placement to improve the emergence profile or graft earlier and then later place the implant.The postBone graft at the time of implant placement or earlier? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - August 14, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Regenerative Surgical Source Type: news

Influence of Statins on Osseointegration?
Does local and systemic statin delivery affect osseointegration around implants?The postInfluence of Statins on Osseointegration? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - August 14, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Questions Research and News Source Type: news

Platform Switching: Reduced Marginal Bone Loss?
Platform switching may minimize the adverse tissue reactions that lead to peri-implant bone loss.The postPlatform Switching: Reduced Marginal Bone Loss? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - August 14, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Questions Research and News Source Type: news

Class III Malocclusion patient with MS: how would you treat this?
My patient is a 67 year old female with extensive dry mouth and rampant caries. She has a medical history of MS and our plan at this time is to extract all the teeth and place immediate full upper and lower dentures.The postClass III Malocclusion patient with MS: how would you treat this? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - August 8, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Surgical Source Type: news

Sinus Lift: Graft or No Graft?
What has been your experience with long-term outcomes with sinus floor elevation with or without a grafting material?The postSinus Lift: Graft or No Graft? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - August 8, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Questions Regenerative Surgical Source Type: news

Opinion in Off Occlusion Cantilevers in Immediate Load in All on 5 cases?
Not too long ago, I was I able to finish my very first All-on-5 implant case. Upon conversion of the immediate lower denture to a temporary bridge, I left 2 teeth cantilevered   in the area 29/30.The postOpinion in Off Occlusion Cantilevers in Immediate Load in All on 5 cases? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - August 6, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Surgical Source Type: news

Buried healing cap: advice?
I placed an immediate implant in tooth #10 site and I placed a 2 mm healing cap and a PTFE membrane, instead of the usual cover screw.The postBuried healing cap: advice? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - August 5, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Surgical Source Type: news

Best donor site for connective tissue graft?
I wonder if it is a good idea to take the connective from an edentulous areas of the maxilla or mandible.The postBest donor site for connective tissue graft? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - August 2, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Questions Regenerative Source Type: news

Can you re-sterilise unused portions of synthetic bone graft material?
If I have large portions of unused synthetic graft material like CaSO4 or bTCP, can I re-sterilize it?The postCan you re-sterilise unused portions of synthetic bone graft material? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - July 31, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Questions Regenerative Source Type: news

Four months after graft: type 5 bone at lingual site?
This tooth was extracted. CT shows good bone density throughout site, except for lingual area where scan measures negative Hounsfield units.The postFour months after graft: type 5 bone at lingual site? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - July 29, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Regenerative Source Type: news

Osseous distraction: alternative to grafting?
Do you think that osseous distraction can be used as an alternative to bone grafts?The postOsseous distraction: alternative to grafting? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - July 26, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Questions Surgical Source Type: news

Bone Ridge Reconstruction after Failed Implants Removal
This patients was dissatisfied with the aesthetic appearance of her lower anterior prosthetic bridge due to the exposed implant threads.The postBone Ridge Reconstruction after Failed Implants Removal appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - July 26, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Regenerative Surgical Source Type: news

Placement of anterior implant in areas of poor gingival conditions?
What is your view on placement of maxillary anterior implants when the vestibule is very shallow, and the zone of attached gingiva very narrow?The postPlacement of anterior implant in areas of poor gingival conditions? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - July 25, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Questions Regenerative Source Type: news

Unstable overdenture: suggestions?
The first day the inserts were placed in the housing the overdenture was stable.   The next day the overdenture was rocking and not staying in place as if there were no attachments.The postUnstable overdenture: suggestions? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - July 25, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Restorative Source Type: news

Remove tacks when placing implants?
Do you remove GBR/membrane tacks that are not loose or not easily accessed when placing implants?The postRemove tacks when placing implants? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - July 24, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Questions Regenerative Surgical Source Type: news

Removing Gutta Percha and Implant Placement: options?
I have a question as to the best way to remove all the gutta percha. Can I use chloroform to dissolve it like in a normal root canal or will that comprise the bone and its ability to integrate an implant?The postRemoving Gutta Percha and Implant Placement: options? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - July 23, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Surgical Source Type: news

Bridge stuck over implant: recommendations?
I am doing a PFM bridge over implants in 45 and 46 positions.   While trying the bridge on over the abutments to adjust the occlusion, it became stuck.The postBridge stuck over implant: recommendations? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - July 23, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Questions Restorative Source Type: news

Alloderm #19 Implant Final Before and After Photos: advice?
On examination lack of keratinized tissue was noted. I proceeded to use Alloderm.The postAlloderm #19 Implant Final Before and After Photos: advice? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - July 19, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Regenerative Surgical Source Type: news

BruxZir Zirconia Crown to Implant Failures: thoughts?
I am concerned that screw-retained zirconia crowns may be less forgiving than using metal abutments and cemented crowns. Any thoughtsThe postBruxZir Zirconia Crown to Implant Failures: thoughts? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - July 19, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Restorative Source Type: news

Crestal sinus lift complication: thoughts?
During the lift using sterile saline, air was drawn back with the syringe. Using loupes and direct vision a small perforation was noticed.The postCrestal sinus lift complication: thoughts? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - July 18, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Surgical Source Type: news

Incisive nerve issues: place implant or bridge?
The CBCT revealed nerve involvement. Now I'm in a dilemma, as to whether to risk implant placement or go with a conventional bridge?The postIncisive nerve issues: place implant or bridge? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - July 17, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Surgical Source Type: news

Treatment planning for implants: recommendations?
I have a 55-year old male patient missing 25 and 27 and I plan to replace these with implants.The postTreatment planning for implants: recommendations? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - July 16, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Surgical Source Type: news

Immediate placement too close to buccal?
There was no perforation of the buccal cortical plate visually, but a CT scan showed that the implant was close to the buccal wall.The postImmediate placement too close to buccal? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - July 13, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Surgical Source Type: news

Maxillary Posterior Implant: Which brand?
Could you please help me to identify the brand of this maxillary posterior implant?The postMaxillary Posterior Implant: Which brand? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - July 13, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Surgical Source Type: news

Graft failure with chronic apical abscess: Protocol?
Tooth 30 had a chronic abscess and root canal failure. I extracted the tooth, and grafted. 3 weeks post-op, the graft has poor density.The postGraft failure with chronic apical abscess: Protocol? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - July 11, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Surgical Source Type: news

3D Printed Guides for Implant Surgery: better accuracy?
With the growing advancement in technology, it is now possible to use desktop 3-D printers in-office to fabricate surgical guides for implant surgery. Will this improve surgical and restorative outcomes?The post3D Printed Guides for Implant Surgery: better accuracy? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - July 10, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Questions Surgical Source Type: news

Input for Mandibular Implants Treatment Planning?
I was wondering if someone could evaluate this treatment plan for implant placement for the areas #20 and 19 using Nobel Replace Guided surgical technique and Anatomage Guide.The postInput for Mandibular Implants Treatment Planning? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - July 6, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Surgical Source Type: news

Broken locator abutment: best way to proceed?
Implant 6 exfoliated several years ago. Patient gave me the Locator abutment thinking the entire implant came out.The postBroken locator abutment: best way to proceed? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - July 3, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Restorative Source Type: news

Deep decay in canine and implant placement: opinions?
This is a 71 year old lady who came in years ago, but accepted only crowns on the anterior incisors. Some weeks ago she returned, with deep decay on canine, and we did a scan and offered her implants.The postDeep decay in canine and implant placement: opinions? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - July 2, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Surgical Source Type: news

Failing Implant #14: Thoughts on Treatment Plans?
This patient had a crestal sinus bone graft and implant placed in #14 site about 5 years.   The patient does not have any symptoms, but the radiographic images show implant failure.The postFailing Implant #14: Thoughts on Treatment Plans? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - June 29, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Surgical Source Type: news

Treatment options for a 15 year old with unrestorable tooth?
I have a 15-year old male that has presented with a fracture at the furcation of tooth 19, making it unrestorable. Is this too young for an implant in this position?The postTreatment options for a 15 year old with unrestorable tooth? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - June 27, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Questions Surgical Source Type: news

Mandible implant rehabilitation: opinions?
I would like to get some input regarding a case that I have to treat with implant supported restorations.   You can see on the CT scans my primary treatment plan implant positions.The postMandible implant rehabilitation: opinions? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - June 26, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Surgical Source Type: news

Is this implant failing?
This patient had the implant placed one year ago. Is it failing?The postIs this implant failing? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - June 26, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Surgical Source Type: news

Implant Identification for All on 6?
These implants were probably placed sometime in l999-2001. I am asking for help in identifying them so I can use them in an All-on-6 procedure.The postImplant Identification for All on 6? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - June 25, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Surgical Source Type: news

Cold welded healing abutment?
Has anyone has ever had a healing abutment cold weld and be unable to remove with both a hex driver and/or a torque wrench with the hex driver?The postCold welded healing abutment? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - June 21, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Questions Restorative Source Type: news

Failure in distal implant: suggestions?
I placed two implants in this patient.   One month later, the distal implant was about to exfoliate without any pain, just inflammation of the gingiva around the implant. The postFailure in distal implant: suggestions? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - June 21, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Surgical Source Type: news

Success of dental implants after head and neck radiation therapy?
What are the factors potentially influencing the success of dental implants placed in patients with head and neck cancer who underwent radiation therapy?The postSuccess of dental implants after head and neck radiation therapy? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - June 21, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Research and News Surgical Source Type: news

Passive Cigarette Smoke Inhalation: Effect on osseointegration?
While many studies implicate active smoking as a significant factor in the failure of dental implants, an interesting question is the effect of passive smoking inhalation on osseointegration.The postPassive Cigarette Smoke Inhalation: Effect on osseointegration? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - June 21, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Research and News Surgical Source Type: news

Bone graft in preparation for implants: recommendations?
I have a 51 year old healthy female referred for grafting to allow implants in areas #26 and #27. Thoughts on this case?The postBone graft in preparation for implants: recommendations? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - June 19, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Regenerative Source Type: news

Implant Grafting Challenge on Tooth with Failed RCT: Thoughts?
I am planning on placing an implant at site #30, which had failed root canal treatment. Looking for recommendations on my grafting plan.The postImplant Grafting Challenge on Tooth with Failed RCT: Thoughts? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - June 14, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Regenerative Source Type: news

Socket Plug technique with PRF?
How will sockets fare if they are filled with PRF alone vs PRF with a grafting material?The postSocket Plug technique with PRF? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - June 14, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Regenerative Research and News Source Type: news

Peri-Implantitis and Squamous Cell Carcinoma
While Peri-implantitis has produced alot of research and is not an unusual occurrence, squamous cell carcinoma developing around dental implants is seldom described or reported.The postPeri-Implantitis and Squamous Cell Carcinoma appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - June 14, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Questions Research and News Source Type: news

To use or not to use a membrane in GBR?
When should we use or not use a membrane for Guided Bone Regeneration?The postTo use or not to use a membrane in GBR? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - June 13, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Questions Regenerative Source Type: news

Grafting the Posterior Mandible?
I am planning on placing a 4.8mm tissue level Straumann implant in the edentulous 36 site. What is your experience in grafting in a posterior mandibular site?The postGrafting the Posterior Mandible? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - June 11, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Regenerative Source Type: news

Immediate implant after traumatic avulsion: thoughts on placement?
I recently placed an immediate   4x13mm implant in the right maxillary incisor region following a traumatic avulsion.The postImmediate implant after traumatic avulsion: thoughts on placement? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - June 11, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Surgical Source Type: news

Can implants be immediately loaded with a Locator retained denture?
I am considering the possibility of removing the canine implants and placing implants in the lateral incisor positions, and 2-3 days later, processing in the female housings for denture retention.The postCan implants be immediately loaded with a Locator retained denture? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - June 7, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Questions Surgical Source Type: news

Failed immediate implant: thoughts?
I placed an implant immediately after extraction. After 4 months, I tried to manually unscrew the cover screw and the implant unscrewed with it.The postFailed immediate implant: thoughts? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - June 7, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Surgical Source Type: news