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Doctor insights on: Underdeveloped Upper Jaw Bone

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Dr. Majid Jamali
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Underdeveloped Upper Jaw Bone (Overview)

Underdeveloped upper jaw bone is a condition where the upper jaw bone and associated tissues may be smaller than normal or misshapen. This may occur in a variety of developmental disorders.


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I have a bump on my upper jaw bone?

I have a bump on my upper jaw bone?

Need examination: See an oral surgeon who can help diagnose and treat problem. ...Read more

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Dr. Majid Jamali
10 doctors shared insights

Underdeveloped Upper Jaw Bone (Overview)

Underdeveloped upper jaw bone is a condition where the upper jaw bone and associated tissues may be smaller than normal or misshapen. This may occur in a variety of developmental disorders.


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How long would it usually take to fit two dental implants on the upper jaw bone?

How long would it usually take to fit two dental implants on the upper jaw bone?

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 more

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Recovering from a Broken Bone (Checklist)

Exercise and stretch to improve range of motion, strength, endurance
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Avoid repeat injury or irritating soft tissues before they are ready
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Follow up with your doctor as scheduled. Don't miss appointments.
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I have a bump on my upper jaw bone?

Need examination: See an oral surgeon who can help diagnose and treat problem. ...Read more

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Managing Bone Spurs (Checklist)

Wear comfortable shoes
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Use heel cushions
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Ask your podiatrist if you'd benefit from prescription orthotics
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Ask your podiatrist about steroid injections
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How long would it usually take to fit two dental implants on the upper jaw bone?

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 more

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I am hearing that a dental implants takes as long as 6 months to properly osseointegrate into an upper jaw bone vs. around 3 months for lower jaw.Yes?

I am hearing that a dental implants takes as long as 6 months to properly osseointegrate into an upper jaw bone vs. around 3 months for lower jaw.Yes?

It's true: The healing time depends on the actual dental implant procedure performed, the surgical approach used and implant location (lower vs upper jaw). However, most cases require a healing period of 3 to 6 months before the prosthetic restoration can be finalized. ...Read more

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Will a slight overbite mean you have a small upper jaw (maxilla), and small lower jaw (mandible)?

Will a slight overbite mean you have a small upper jaw (maxilla), and small lower jaw (mandible)?

It's the opposite!: A slight overbite refers to a slightly more protruded (larger) upper jaw and a smaller lower jaw. A smaller upper jaw compared to the lower jaw is referred to as an underbite. ...Read more

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Pain in upper jaw (not teeth, more cheek bone). Dull but intense, only left side Been battling a cold/cough for a week or so. ?

Pain in upper jaw (not teeth, more cheek bone).  Dull but intense, only left side Been battling a cold/cough for a week or so. ?

Good chance: Good chance it's a sinus problem. Try sitting in a chair, then lower your head between your knees. If pressure intensifies it's probably sinus...see your Physician. If pressure remains constant, may be an abscess...see your Dentist. ...Read more

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Bone (Definition)

Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more


Maxilla (Definition)

The bone of the upper jaw which serves as a foundation of the face ...Read more