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Can dental implants correct underbite

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dell Goodrick
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YES: Dental implants can be a part of a treatment plan to correct your bite, whether it be to place crowns or a denture on the implants. However, there are... Read More
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
Definitely, yes: for the bite issue. You will get a perfect bite, but there is not warranties if the TMJ will improve. According to NHS: "Until we have scientific evid... Read More
Dr. Gregori Kurtzman
Dentistry 35 years experience
Yes it can: TMJ may be related to overclosure of the jaws and implants may allow the bite to be opened positioning the TMJ in a more relaxed position. This can al... Read More

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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Keith Hollander
Dentistry 36 years experience
Implant bone loss: Yes the failure of an implant can lead to bone loss in the area. Many times wen the dentist removes the implant they will clean the area and place bo... Read More
Dr. James Sunwoo
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 15 years experience
Implant : When an implant begins to fail, your body reacts with an inflammatory response resulting in bone loss around the implant. Subsequent removal of the i... Read More
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
Implant Failures: The survival of a new, replaced dental implants after removing the initial failed implant can be improved by using various bone grafting techniques. ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Gordon
Dentistry 43 years experience
Less than....: In the long term, a dental implant, restored with a custom abutment & crown will be much less costly & NOT damaging to adjacent teeth (wherea... Read More
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
$1200 to $3000: The advantages of having dental implants are the natural look, feel and function of real teeth and they are a permanent solution for missing teeth. T... Read More
Dr. Stephen St james
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$2000: There is the cost of the implant plus the tooth that goes on top of it. The cost of placing an implant is between 1200 and 2500. The cost of the too... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 54 years experience
Dental Implants: See the attached photo and discuss the process with your own dentist. A one on one evaluation and discussion with a trained dentist is far better than... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
They're great: Provide you with the best means of replacing missing teeth, and are the closest Dentistry has come to providing a tooth-like substitute. As long as y... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
Regarding what ?: You need to seek a local dentist who can diagnose your problem. After that, let the dentist and/or surgeon do what they do best...
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Devin
Dentistry 47 years experience
Implant process: This is not regular dentistry. Implants are placed into bone, integrate and then are restored with 'caps' bridges, etc. With good bone height quality ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
Teeth could shift: Teeth that shift will not occlude correctly, resulting in an inefficient bite. This will put additional stress on your other teeth. The shifting, tilt... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dinh Bui
Dr. Dinh Buianswered
Dentistry 23 years experience
So many factors: Is the bone height and bone width is adequate in the surgical area? Is there an infection? How is your periodontal health? Is the implant stable upo... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 54 years experience
Tips on implants: Have the best surgeon and restorative dentist you can find diagnose and plan the case. Don't be impatient, this is generally a long process but well w... Read More

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