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what kind of dentist is needed for implants

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
50 years experience Dentistry
Dental implants: Any dentist who has had the appropriate training can place and restore dental implants. Oral surgeons, periodonists, and many restorative dentists sur ... Read More

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
40 years experience Dentistry
There is none: Dental implants is not a recognized specialty within the dental profession. Any dentist who has advanced training to surgically place implants and/ or ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Hollander
35 years experience Dentistry
Implant Drs.: Most implants are placed by oral surgeons, many are placed by periodontists, and now more and general practicioner.
A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Implant Costs: Not sure if you are asking what the costs would be for the parts or if Strauman is a good manufacturer. All major players make a good implant; each is ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Less expensive: ideal and stable for the bite. The occlusal contacts can be established with cement-retained restorations better since there are no occlusal screw acc ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Perio vs oral sugery: Depents on the expertise of the doc. Both periodontists, oral surgeons, and occasionallly general dentists or prosthodontids do implants.
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A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Until and if....: There is no special timeline. It depends upon the extent of the periodontal disease, the necessary treatment, your cooperation with plaque control an ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anna Guarna
34 years experience Dentistry
Different factors: Implants replace missing teeth, so any time there is a tooth to be extracted or already missing, is a time to consider implant. Sometimes, implants a ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Owoc
18 years experience Prosthodontics
Yes: Dental implants are a medical device. They are not sold to individuals who are not licensed doctors. That being said, i'm sure you could buy parts on ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Pope
44 years experience Dentistry
Not likely: Not sure what you mean by stud. I don't think it is possible to break and abutment. The second part of the implant that the crown is cemented to. Howe ... Read More

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