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Please suggest some important questions i can ask my dentist about dental implants.

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Dr. Kenneth Grossman answered

Specializes in Endodontics

What: What is your fee and how long before i can have the crown?

Answered 9/29/2016

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Dr. James Plaivech answered

Specializes in Dentistry

What: What is/are possible bad side effects, if any? Cost and time involved with the procedure.

Answered 4/11/2013

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Dr. Kayvon Javid answered

Specializes in Dentistry

Most: Most important question to ask is whether you are a candidate for dental implants or not.

Answered 9/29/2016

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Dr. Victor Zeines answered

Specializes in Dentistry

Whats: What's the cost? Why an implant rather then another treatment such as a bridge.

Answered 12/8/2013

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Dr. Gregory LaMorte answered

Specializes in Periodontics

How: How many have you done? How long have you done them? What's your success rate? Do i need a 3d x-ray?

Answered 7/29/2013

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Dr. Gregory LaMorte answered

Specializes in Periodontics

How: How long have you been doing dental implants? How many have you done? What is your training?

Answered 7/18/2013

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Dr. Steven Koos answered

Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Ask: Ask if removing healthy tooth structure on adjacent teeth for a bridge is a good idea or implant better.

Answered 6/7/2013

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Dr. Scott Bobbitt answered

Specializes in Dentistry

Though: Though allergy to titanium is rare, it does occur and can cause rejection--ask if you have allergies.

Answered 8/18/2013

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Dr. Hashmat Rajput answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

Know: Know total cost, insurance covered, how many sessions, same dentist from start to finish, any graft.

Answered 12/9/2013

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Dr. James Courey answered

Specializes in Prosthodontics

If: If your dentist is placing the implants, ask them about their training and number of surgeries done.

Answered 6/28/2013

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Dr. Randy Nolf answered

Specializes in Periodontics

Do: Do I have adequate bone for it to be a simple case?

Answered 7/11/2013

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Dr. Joel Doyon answered

Specializes in Dentistry - Cosmetic

When: When can it be restored? How do I care for the implants?

Answered 8/15/2013

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Dr. I. Jay Freedman answered

Specializes in Dentistry

If: If you need an implant in the esthetic zone, ask your dds if you are a candidate 4 immediate load.

Answered 3/17/2015

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Dr. Ingeborg Dziedzic answered

Specializes in Ophthalmology

If: If i need a bone graft to get an implant, can we not use cadaver bone but prp instead?

Answered 4/7/2015

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Dr. James Anderson answered

Specializes in Dentistry

How: How long do they last? Can they break? What contraindications are there to having the treatment?

Answered 4/26/2015

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Dr. Sam Markzar answered

Specializes in Dentistry - Periodontics

Training: Training /background, experience, credentials, pt. Testimonials. Feel the genuine care they take 4 u.

Answered 5/6/2015

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Dr. Russell Lieblick answered

Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Will: Will you make me a custom abutment? How many implants have you restored? Who is your surgeon?

Answered 8/16/2020

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Dr. Don Millner answered

Specializes in Dentistry - Cosmetic

Ignore: Ask if there is a reduced fee when multiple implants are placed at the same time.

Answered 11/24/2013

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Dr. Andrew Killgore answered

Specializes in Cosmetic Dentistry

Ignore: Do I have enough bone that is required to get an implant?

Answered 1/11/2014

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Dr. William Jakavick answered

Specializes in

Ignore: Am i a candidate? If not what can be done to make me one? How long will it take? When can i chew on?

Answered 2/1/2014

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