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Obstetricians deal with pregnancy and helping women to have a healthy baby. Gynecology deals with women's reproduction health, so gynecologists treat reproductive health problems like irregular periods, vaginitis, abnormal pap tests. Gynecologists also help women to maintain or achieve overall health--and so address issues of ...Read more
General restorative dentist asked me to ask dental implant surgery dentist for a Strau---n implant vs. a Bio---i implant. What could be the reason?
30+female Wisdom tooth impacted back top best option Dentist or Oral Surgeon in UK?emailed this question to UKSurgeon consultation £200 to answer!
Oral surgeon: If the tooth is fully impacted, then it would be best for you to see an oral surgeon. Most impacted wisdom teeth are not w/in the scope of treatment for most general dentists ( although some general dentists do pull impacted wisdom teeth). It sounds like your best course of action would be to go see an oral surgeon. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Fixed implant bridge with 1 pontic? #13 would have an implant and #14 would be the pontic hanging off; #15 and 16 would be missing. Could this work?
Sight unseen, : We can't tell you what would be the best choice for your specific situation. However, in general, a missing canine would be best replaced by an implant retained crown (assuming the rest of the teeth are in a good position)- which may have to be obtained with orthodontics. Finally, if the canine is impacted, rather than congenitally missing or extracted, it might be possible to bring it down. ...Read more
Periodontist explained she only does an autograft for any gum recession. I have 7 bottom front teeth to do. Best options to 2 surgical visits?
Allograft: The alternative is an allograft, connective tissue from another source. Two examples are alloderm and mucograft. However, why not discuss with your doctor why she recommend an autograft, your own tissue. She might know something about your condition that we here do not. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: A vacuum formed retainer may be an option but in some cases, it may not be the best option. It really depends on how severe the misalignment of the teeth were before orthodontic treatment. A severe malocclusion or misalignment of the teeth may require a different type of retainer. ...Read moreSee 7 more doctor answers
A restorative general dentist will place an abutment and screw retained crown on 2 teeth. If implant is properly aligned, is it a difficult procedure?
Forceps assisted delivery 9w ago and Mirena (levonorgestrel) fitting 4w ago. Dr removed vaginal polyp. Related? Dr explained why hut don't remember. Concerned!
Patient request: Apart from implant related problems, occasionally women don't want to be subject to maintaining a medical device which has a finite "shelf life". Occasionally having implants doesn't fit their aesthetic sense, as menopause occasionally increases the volume of natural tissue and cup size enlarges. Infrequently implants are removed during breast cancer surgery. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Is a dental hygienist qualified to remove my 2 temporary cemented implant crowns to then permanently cement them? Hygienist asked me for the ok.
Tooth #2 just pulled by perio. No wisdom. Could not bone graft for implant due to missing bone buccal side. What to do? Denture appliance? Please help
2nd opinion: See the oral surgeon. Often different kinds of grafting can be done. Yes, without the buccal bone, it can be difficult, but maybe not impossible. Also, not so easy or inexpensive. You may do just fine without the 2nd molar in that area, depending on the condition and position of the rest of your teeth. You likely will not wear a removable partial denture for one tooth. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Doctor discussed options for heavy period relief due to uterine fibroid. Leaning toward NovaSure over Mirena (levonorgestrel). Is this procedure safe and effective?
Where's the fibroid?: Both options are good for controlling heavy bleeding. You need a tissue diagnosis first prior to either. A mucosal fibroid (one in the uterine cavity may need to be resected first (look up Myosure procedure). An endometrial ablation is otherwise very effective and choices exist (Freezing, thermal balloon, radio frequency, microwave, laser, hydrothermal, electrotherapy, etc). Your Doc will pick. ...Read more
Typically one: When doing laparoscopic surgery an assistant is sometimes needed to act as a "third hand" especially when using multiple ports for instruments in certain procedures. The assistant need not be another physician but may be a member of the surgery staff or in a teaching institution, a resident. ...Read more
The dental specialist and restorative dentist wants ME to make the decision between a cemented implant vs. a screw implant crown. Huh? What to do?
Most likely: This iud produces a small amount of Progesterone that has been impregnated into the unit. The Progesterone will treat the endometriosis if the dose is high enough. Also the Progesterone may inhibit ovulation which also will stop the growth of endometriosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer