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Jaw Implants Before And After
I am interested in getting jaw and/or chin implants, but fear that after building more muscle/maturing a bit more my face shape may change?
Talk to surgeon: Any plastic surgery is affected by age, weight and time to varying extents. Talk to a couple of different surgeons about what you want done, what you hope to achieve and the results both long term and short term of any procedure. Go with the doc who you trust most and do some research about the procedure on your own as well. ...Read more
Is there a diffrent method of doing a tooth implant? I've had a tooth implant fall out three times over a year or so. It fell out about 3-4 weeks after the procedures were done. They said that my jaw has been rejecting it or something down those lines. Is
Dental : Dental implants have a success rate of about 95% so the fact the it failed 3x over a year is unusual. It is always a possibility that you cannot receive an implant in that particular area of the jaw due to rejection, but before you make that a final conclusion, i would see a board-certified periodontist or an oral surgeon for a consult if you had the implant placed by a someone else. Periodontists and oral surgeons are specialists in dental implant surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Asymmetrical jaw, feel prob somtimes on tooth structre , itchng and uncomfortng feelng on less devlopd part of face orthognal, jaw , implants whic is best?
Complex: The answer to your complex condition requires an indepth evaluation and analysis by an expert and competent dentist. Some general dentists do not feel comfortable being the quarterback of team approach to complex problems, but there are exceptional generalists who have the skill, experience and competence to organize a great team of specialists in providing the best options and results! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have 4 implants equally spaced in lower jaw.Could I have a bridge or anything except a denture attached to these?Denture a nightmare.
Which part of a dental implant wears out? I know dental implants don't last forever, but i'm curious about which part wears out. The crown? The anchor screwed into the jaw? Both?
As : As always, dr mcleod has given sound advice. Of you take good care of your teeth and the implant(s), it should last a very, very long time. Great thing about titanium, gold, and porcelain is that they don't decay! you never have to worry about a cavity on an implant or crown. But as mentioned, inflammation around an implant due to calculus can lead to bone loss. As always, porcelain can crack, and screws can break if excess forces are applied. Best of luck to you. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can i get braces if I have dental implants? I'm 35, and would like to get braces. However, I have two dental implants on the upper left side of my jaw due to an accident years ago. Since these implants can't move, does that preclude me from being able to
Anatomy and quality: There are anatomical restrictions that make the site either ideal or not: proximity to the nasal sinus is an important factor, as are the roots of adjacent teeth. It is more important to plan well, have spot on imaging and use proper case selection. The speed of the doctor is really unimportant, the quality of the diagnostics and the procedure are most vital. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Had 2 teeth implants down jaw both sides 2 years ago , since then i noticed swollen submandibular gands both sides especially when eating or drinking , could this be from the implants ?
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