Dental Implants Questions

  • Rate of increase in implant costs

    Has there been any recent studies of the rates of increase in dental costs or charges? If I was to set aside money today for implants to be completed in 5 years, how much more would I need today to cover the costs in 5 years using past rates of...

  • I am concerned about my graft/implant failing.

    I had a graft(my bone and cadaver bone)placed on my lower left jaw for an implant in the area of tooth #19. The graft was held in place by two screws. I was told to wait 4-6 months before the implant would be placed. Three months later the oral...

  • Implant failure

    Dear sir I had 6 implants all of which failed within a year. I was sick prior to having them. Gastric bypass with severe complication which made most of my top to snap and break. After a law suit which didn't return all the money I paid, I...

  • Recurring dental implant fistulas

    On November 2, 2016 an oral surgeon extracted tooth 20 because of a hairline fracture and infection in the root. I was on an antibiotic prior to the extraction. He then placed an implant in the number 19 slot. For the past 3 weeks i have had...

  • Is it normal to feel pain during a dental implant and sinus lift?

    My mother got three dental implants and a sinus lift yesterday. I was driving her home after her surgery and knew to expect her in some pain but was not prepared to find her in tears with one of the dental assistants comforting her. This was the...

  • Can i wear my retainer and my abutment?

    I have 2 missing teeth and the doctor gave me a retainer with both teeth so I could wear untill i\'m done with implanting and yesterday I had the abutment in my tooth and he asked me to be careful but he didn\'t really say If I can wear my...

  • Partial before dental implants

    I just got my two second bicuspids extracted and know that implants are my next step. I also know that my treatment plan includes bone grafts and sinus lifts. My question is this: We are currently trying for a baby. Is the success rate of implants...

  • Infection and a suture, TI-Fixation pin came out

    First I really love my DR BUT I am getting through the process of 2 front teeth dental implants. About 2 years ago I had a bone graph done on tooth # 8 with no issues. About 7 weeks ago I went in for the following: Tooth # 8 Surgical implant body...

  • its possible to water entering to my sinus trough a dental implant?

    have all on four operation six weeks ago. top and bottom. today when I using the oxy jet, water start running out of my nose! how that possible? thank you [Sorry English is not my strongest language]

  • My implant cover screw came out

    My dental implant cover screw came out for 2 days before I could have it replaced(the implant was placed 3 mos ago and I was just cleared to get my tooth). It was quite painful when replacing, and the tissue had started growing over already, but my...

  • adjacent teeth pain after dental implant surgery

    About 2 years ago on April 12, 2014 I was hit in the mouth by an elbow when i was playing basketball. I noticed a few months afterwards that i had a pinkish color tint on tooth #7. My dentist never said anything about it. On March 15,2016 i was...

  • nerve damage after dental implant

    Three weeks ago i had an implant placed in my mouth on tooth #30 on the right side of my lower jaw. Unfortunaltely my dentist drilled to far with the implant prep drill and nicked the inferior alveolar nerve. I felt a electric shock sensation when...

  • I was wondering if I would be a good candidate for dental Implants?

    Hi, My Name is Steven Kinlin I\'m almost 44 years of age. I\'m not 44 years Old mentally as I have Aspergers Syndrome and other disabilities. I have a big everbite. I have 4 teeth that are not completly gone but there broke. See I was seeing a...

  • nerve damage after dental implant

    Two weeks ago i had an implant put in my mouth on the right side of my lower jaw. Unfortunately my dentist drilled to far with the implant drill and nicked the Inferior alveolar nerve which provide sensation to my lower lip, chin as well as gums and...

  • My implants have been placed.

    As mentioned in title box, my implants have been placed. I have had a tough time with moving toward the completion due to several issues. My question is, do I have another option that may possibly be less expensive than $15,000 in order to...

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