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Implant Or Not
Implant dentistry: The implant dentistry is the best. While any dental surgery does come with some discomfort, patients generally find that the pain of dental implants is minimal, and the results are well worth the recovery process. However, not everyone is a candidate for dental implants, so it’s important that you visit your implant dentist for examination and x-rays. Good luck. ...Read more
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 a transplanted biomedical tissue. ...Read more
You have a full range of options, but each has benefits and consequences:
do nothing= less immediate cost but decreased function, compromised dentition and no protection from bone loss or arch collapse.
Less expensive options include partials, will not prevent bone loss and large appliance that is removable.
A bridge is similar in cost to an implant & fixed into place but does not stop bone loss. ...Read more
Normal healing: The tissue and bone should heal without incident. The area may be filled-in with grafting material. This may also be called site or ridge preservation. After the area heals, it is common to place another implant and try again. Check for why it failed. Often it is load / occlusion (bite) related. Also, systemic problems -- diabetes. Smoking can be a factor. Don't give up. See a specialist. ...Read more
Fat transfer: Implants are at high risk of infection, extrusion and deformity. ...Read more
Location, type: Pterygoid refers to the location of the implant placement. One piece means that there is no intermediate connectability between the implant and the restoration. That is, there is no removable abutment connected to the implant onto which the restoration is then connected. Boi has no meaning in the dental implant arena. ...Read more
Gluteal implants: Gluteal implants are at higher risk for infection and extrusion than other implants placed. Techniques such as fat grafting are gaining popularity as its more natural and not artificial. All implants (with the exception of breast) do not fall with age if positioned correctly. However- tissues can fall around the implant. ...Read more
How long does it take for a females body to get back to normal cycle after being on the rod implant for a year?
I got the implant on aug 28 I started spottin September 16 nd im still spottin on and off is there anyway to stop it?
If one butt implant is causing pain due to being on a nerve - is there a solution? Otherwise Great results. Thank
I am wondering how long it takes for a females body to get back to normal cycle after being on the rod implant for three years? Thank you
Varies: It can take anywhere from 1- 12 months. Some bodies are more sensitive to it. Also depends what your periods were like before hand. But after 3 years it may take a while. ...Read more
Equally safe: Both of those contraceptives are equally safe. They are different however. In truth you have 3 options: 1) implant; 2) iud with Progesterone and ;3) iud without progesterone. Given that they are equally safe, I would make decision on whether you wanted Progesterone or not? Also time frame. The implant is good for 3 yrs, the Mirena (levonorgestrel) for 5 yrs, and the copper iud for 10 years. Lots to think of! ...Read more
Tooth replacement: An implant is an artificial means usually a metal rod or screw that is placed in the jawbone to replace a missing tooth. It acts as a "root" so that your dentist can then build upon it to place a post in the implant and then a crown on top of that which completes the replacement of your missing dentition. ...Read more
Expectations?: Crown lengthening is a procedure performed to increase the clinical crown of a tooth so that a proper fitting crown can fit over top. This procedure involves removing bone around the tooth. The long term prognosis is fair at best. If the tooth has had prior root canal treatment, and unless you have a desire to keep this tooth as long as possible, I believe the implant would serve you the best. ...Read more
Complex question: This is a complex question and depends on exactly what kind of tumor you have, where it is located, how large it is, and what other treatments may be available to you. Unfortunately it's not a simple discussion. ...Read more
Some soreness: You will have a prosthetic device in your left upper chest (common location) that you can feel after the bandage is removed -- and you will have a periodic icd clinic with your cardiologist and may be other surveillance tools by phone or online at your cardiologist discretion. ...Read more