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Can you get a dental implant if you have osteoporosis?

Can you get a dental implant if you have osteoporosis?

Depends: It really depends on the integrity of the bone in the mandible and maxilla which has to be assessed by ct scanning. It is possible to have osteoporosis in some areas of the body, but have good bone structure in the jaw to allow an implant to be performed. ...Read more

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Implant (Definition)

An implant is a medical device manufactured to replace a missing biological structure, support a damaged biological structure, or enhance an existing biological structure. Medical implants are man-made devices, in contrast to a transplant, which is ...Read more


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How can you get dental implants if you have periodontal disease?

How can  you get dental implants if you have periodontal disease?

Implants: It is important to treat the periodontal disease first and then the implants so any infections do not compromise the healing of the implants. ...Read more

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Can you still get an abcess even if you have good dental hygiene?

Can you still get an abcess even if you have good dental hygiene?

Yes: Unfortunately, good hygiene will not rule out dental abbess. Sometimes teeth are not formed properly and could get infected even with good hygiene. ...Read more

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Can you get breast implants if you have cysts?

Can you get breast implants if you have cysts?

Yes: Benign cysts in the breasts should not prevent breast augmentation, but they should be completely evaluated before proceeding with augmentation surgery. ...Read more

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Could you have dental fluorosis and if you do?

Could you have dental fluorosis and if you do?

Dental fluorosis: Fluoride is important for cavity prevention, but too much fluoride can cause dental fluorosis. The majority of dental fluorosis is mild and appears as white spots and no treatment is needed. See your dentist for evaluation and professional opinion. ...Read more

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Can you get a tattoo if you have heart problems?

Can you get a tattoo if you have heart problems?

Tattoos: The United States food and drug administration (fda) does not regulate tattoos leaving the burden of tattoo safety and regulations up to individual cities and states. Some of the risks that come with getting a tattoo are infection at the site of the tattoo, allergic reaction to the tattoo dye, the spread of disease such as HIV and hepatitis c, granulomas and keloid formation. No tattoos! ...Read more

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What can you do if you have a dental abscess?

What can you do if you have a dental abscess?

Get it taken care of: See a dentist for care. You will either need it removed or need root canal and crown. You may also need the abcess drained. You do need antibiotics in any case and would likely be given some pain meds as well. It will take a couple days for it to do better. ...Read more

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Can you still have braces even if you have a bridge?

Can you still have braces even if you have a bridge?

Yes, but...: Depending on your malocclusion and how your qualified orthodontic specialist has to arrange teeth and jaws for best function, esthetics, and stability, bridge may have to be sectioned to allow tooth movement and remade after teeth are straightened. Ask your orthodontist to consult with your restorative dentist to achieve the best result for you. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to tell if you have cavities under your braces?

Is it possible for you to tell if you have cavities under your braces?

Perhaps: Call your Orthodontist to schedule an examination. If necessary, your Orthodontist will refer you to your General Dentist for specific treatment. ...Read more

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If you have the nexplanon implant can you get pregnant?

If you have the nexplanon implant can you get pregnant?

Probably not: Birth control is never 100% guaranteed that you won't get pregnant so it is possible but it is unlikely, especially if you are taking multiple birth control methods at the same time. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get braces if you have a missing tooth?

Is it possible to get braces if you have a missing tooth?

Absolutely !: Speak to a local orthodontist to see what can be done for your malocclusion. The space can possibly be closed, but in certain situations the teeth are aligned and a dental implant is placed. ...Read more

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If you get blind and you can't see can you get fixed with a laser surgery?

If you get blind and you can't see can you get fixed with a laser surgery?

Depends on: What is causing the blindness. Most causes are not fixable with the laser. ...Read more

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If you have a fractured spine can you have sex again?

If you have a fractured spine can you have sex again?

Yes: A fracture to the bone of the spine by itself has no neurologic effects. Injury to the spinal cord can cause diminished sexual function. ...Read more

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Can you get an MRI if you have a pacemaker?

Can you get an MRI if you have a pacemaker?

Generally not....: Only a very few very recently produced pacemakers are MRI compatible. Report the manufacturer and model to your radiology dept and they can determine if it is compatible. The answer will likely be no. ...Read more

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Can you have surgery to get breast implants if you have wolff parkinson white?

Can you have surgery to get breast implants if you have wolff parkinson white?

Yes w clearance: Yes as long as it is stable and well controlled this is not an issue. You should inform both your cardiologist and anesthesiologist well ahead of scheduling surgery. ...Read more

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Can you still get dentures if you don't have any gums left?

Can you still get dentures if you don't have any gums left?

Yes: Gum tissue can be added or transplanted to the deficient areas from the roof of your mouth which is a replenishable source for the gum tissue needed to support your denture. ...Read more

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Can you get a tattoo if you are about to have surgery?

Can you get a tattoo if you are about to have surgery?

Tattoo: What type of surgery? Tell your surgeon your plans and follow the instructions. In general i would not recommend a tattoo right before or right after surgery. A tattoo requires thousands of violations of the skin with the implanting of ink within the skin. This can increase the bacterial load in your system and increase your risk for infection. I would not to it if it were me. ...Read more

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Osteoporosis (Definition)

A condition in which bones ...Read more