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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
23 years experience Dentistry
It might: When did you have the tooth extracted and the implant placed. If all of that was recently then it should tighten up if the tooth and its supporting ti ... Read More
Dr. John Thaler
41 years experience Prosthodontics
Occlusion: Important to check the occlusion ( bite) to be sure it is not in traumatic occlusion. Not only when you close straight down , but when you close and t ... Read More
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
More info needed...: Radiographs, history of implant placement and periodontal status, as well as the reason your dentist feels the tooth is loose. If you want a meaningfu ... Read More

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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Larry Gottlieb
41 years experience Dentistry
Not too bad: I have not a bone graft myself. However my patients seem not to complain about pain after they had it. Soreness for a few days. You should take wha ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Mokbel
42 years experience Dentistry
Same as any surgery: after surgery pain and swelling will vary from one person to another, nevertheless,you should be able to control the pain with pain killers and anti i ... Read More
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Dr. Andres Carbunaru
24 years experience Prosthodontics
Very little: Do not worry to much about pain, most people is able to handle that with ice and few ibuprofen
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Yes, it does: Don't your specialists and restorative dentists explain anything? Any problem you are having regarding your treatment should be addressed by your prov ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Subgingival Crown: For an aesthetic implant restoration, the margin of the crown over the abutment needs to be 1 to 2 mm below the gingiva. The goal is to develop a harm ... Read More
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Dr. John Thaler
41 years experience Prosthodontics
No Pain: The crown on the implant or abutment (depends on situation and implant) is not painful. The crown can be screw-retained or cemented. Screw-retained el ... Read More
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
51 years experience Dentistry
Healing caps: A healing cap is screwed into the implant and protrudes through the gum. It looks like a tiny silver tooth. When the tissue heals around the healing ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Robert Landman
32 years experience Dentistry
IMPLANT: What is the question? If you want to know why you are swollen, the treating dentist will have the best answer for you call them
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. I. Jay Freedman
43 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Sometimes implants uncover themselves regardless of how deep you place them, but you are correct in calling it a one stage surgery. You may still need ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Can't see: Obviously we can't see what you are describing. Your healing is probably normal. If you are even the lest bit concerned, return to your treating denti ... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Bobbitt
32 years experience Dentistry
Almost all of them: All tooth-form dental implants, with the exception of the "1-piece" implants can be treated in a single stage abutment portion exposed through the gum ... Read More
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Meng Syn
Dr. Meng Syn answered
38 years experience Dentistry
The periodontist: The healing cuffs must be fully healed and exposed prior to removing them to take impressions. They are replaced after the impression and removed s ... Read More
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A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Second stage Implant: That depends upon how close to the surface the implant healing cap is. Sometimes it is already exposed and readily accessible, sometimes it is just at ... Read More
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