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Doctor insights on: Vampire Teeth Implants

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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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Will medicaid cover teeth implants?

Will medicaid cover teeth implants?

Dental implant: I have not come across any occasion that medicaid has paid for dental implants. If lucky there might be coverage for denture or partial denture. ...Read more

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How many implants are needed for 4 missing teeth?

How many implants are needed for 4 missing teeth?

Missing teeth: Although you may have 4 missing teeth this does not necessarily mean that you will require 4 dental implants. Availability of space, bone height, bone density, economics, the type of restoration desired or selected and other factors influence the number of implants placed. Nonetheless , this should be discussed between you, your restoring dentist and surgeon. ...Read more

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Getting front teeth implants. What should I expect?

Getting front teeth implants. What should I expect?

Do not worry: There should not be any problem, get them done with a specialist in that field, it is easy to work on the anterior area than is the posterior( easy acess, anatomy, etc) the only problem is the aesthetics, but we know how to work with that. ...Read more

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Is having a teeth implant helpful on unsymmetric face?

Is having a teeth implant helpful on unsymmetric face?

Depends: You should see a dentist who can visually examine and make the appropriate treatment recommendations. They may take photographs and do computerized imaging to show you anticipated results, prior to treatment, so that you can see if that is the type of improvement you desire. ...Read more

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Do i bother with my root canalled teeth or have implants?

Do i bother with my root canalled teeth or have implants?

RCT vs Implants?: There is no pat answer to your question. Teeth treated with rct, have healthy supporting bone and gums, restored adequately and properly cared for can last a lifetime. Implanted supported crowns if well placed in healthy bone, properly restored and cared for can also last a lifetime. Both can fail in a relatively short time. Costs are often comparable. Understand what's best for each situation. ...Read more

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What are the differences between bridge teeth, crown and implant teeth?

What are the differences between bridge teeth, crown and implant teeth?

Lifespan: A bridge replaces a missing tooth by connecting it to the teeth on either side of the space. These supporting teeth are crowned and all are connected so it is difficult to floss and keep the teeth clean and healthy. An implant is a root replacement and the tooth is built on this. You can floss like a natural tooth so, the lifespan is much longer. ...Read more