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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
Bone grafting: You need a good quality and quantity of bone suitable for placement of dental implants. Today, implant dentistry offers the ability to grow bone wher... Read More
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
Varies: Implants come in different sizes and widths, so the amount of bone varies for each implant. In addition, you can't just place a short implant to suppo... Read More
Dr. Arman Roksar
Prosthodontics 25 years experience
5 to 8 mm: You need a minimum of 8 mm in length and 5 mm is width to place an implant. But there are many other fractures that come into play. Please talk to you... Read More

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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
Dental implants: If your son is healthy, has adequate bone, and strong teeth next to the missing tooth, then he should be able to have an implant placed.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Still growing?: If your son is still growing, better to wait until all vertical bone growth has ceased. Talk this over with the practitioner that is scheduled to do t... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 54 years experience
Mx and implants: I see no reason not but discuss this with the dentist who will be placing the dental implant.
Dr. Robert Devin
Dentistry 47 years experience
Isotretinoin implant: A WebMed review shows no contraindication to having a dental implant placed.However notify your surgeon. If you have already had an implant placed and... Read More
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
No worry: there is no contraindication to place a dental implant while on isotretinoin. However, the dentist you choose to restore your dental implants is just ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Husam Bezreh
Specializes in Periodontics
IT varies: It depends on the location of the implant and whether it has a tooth on it or not. Definitely not in the first two weeks to minimize the chance of in... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
Quite different: A veneer is a thin covering that is placed on the outer surface of a natural tooth to change the appearance of that tooth. A dental implant is a titan... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Calvert
Dentistry 36 years experience
Summary here.: When a dental implant is placed, the area is numbed and possible IV sedation used. At the implant site, the gums are laid back, exposing the bone, all... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Bates
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 36 years experience
Smoking and implants: Bad idea, in general. Certainly, within the first 7-10 days after any oral surgery, you should not smoke to avoid problems with wound healing. After t... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Thaler
Prosthodontics 41 years experience
Depends: Depends on many factors. Often at our implant center (by design dental implant center) we are able to place another one at the time of removal. If the... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
Hard to say: Your question needs to be answered by a dentist who can actually examine you, see which teeth are present, and advise you of your options. Call a loca... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Kessler
Periodontics 56 years experience
Possibly: If the implant is solid then the doctor who placed it can try to eliminate the infection and rebuild the lost bone if it is loose, then the implant w... Read More

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