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What Is The Best Treatment For Underdeveloped Upper Jaw Bone
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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
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 6 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My chin jaw bone was fractured five years ago and i received no treatment. Could this affect my mental health?
Can you describe what is and treatment for a lump located on my neck under the left side of jaw bone, ?
Needs examination: Sorry but no way to tell without a thorough exam. Anything less would be pure guess. ...Read more
After orthodontics treatment ,feeling pain in lower jaw bone when mouth closed.Due to this cant keep my mouth closed ,have to keep it open.please help?
It Depends: The answer may depend on why the x-ray is being performed. A panoramic x-ray is commonly used for preoperative evaluations of impacted wisdom teeth, and postoperative if indicated. If a more detailed evaluation is necessary, a cone beam CT can be performed which allows manipulation of the data to reconstruct 3D images of the desired area. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Osteomyelitis: This infection of the maxillary bone will best be managed by an oral surgeon, hopefully in collaboration with an infectious diseases expert. The most common organism is actinomyces species, but any of the oral/periodontal flora may be involved. As in most forms of osteomyelitis a combination of surgical debridement combined with long tern antibiotic will be necessary. Good luck. ...Read more
67y.o. Otherwise healthy male with oral cancer in jaw bone, gums, and lymph nodes. Generally speaking, what is the five year "cure" rate for that?
I was hit by an airbag 10yrs ago resulting in tmj. I have tried everything from splints to arthrocentesis. The MRI shows both joints are damaged & displaced & the lower jaw bone is now flat. Surgery is scheduled. Is this my best option?
Depends: Probably. Depends on the surgeon, and the surgery. Open surgery or artlhroscopic. Your surgeon should have vast experience with TMJ surgery Arthroscopic surgery much less invasive. Can be indicated even in a case like yours. Are you also being managed by a TMJ non-surgical specialist? You should be. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
When i chew some food, there is something wrong in my jaw because it creates sound and it's like a cracked bone but i'm not sure.What is this&treatment?
Is agressive central giant cell granuloma tumor in jaw rare in a 6yr old? Has bone detioration and MRI shows cells in bone marrow. Treatment advice?
?: You need to consult with an oral surgeon to help answer this question. ...Read more
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. ?
Help docs! i had 2 dental implant done in my front-upper jaw. Is this normal for bone-grafted dental implant?
Yes: If the dentist performing the procedure determines that the site does not have enough bone, you will need bone graft to help the implant stabilize. if there is not enough bone, the implant will fail. check with the dentist to determine if bone graft is needed. you can send me xrays for a second opinion http://my.setmore.com/bookingpage/72b8c781-a64f-45c9-9314-934abdd25118 ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've had two bone graft done for implants on my upper jaw front tooth but both times bon graft failed should I give up hope on implants?
Unanswered questions: Why did the bone graft fail twice? Are you a smoker? Are there any underlying medical conditions? Is the bony defect large? So many unanswered questions... Hard to advise you without an examination and answers. Please see another oral surgeon for a second opinion. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I need a 4 unit dental bridge that is 2 dental inplants supporting a segment of 4teeth on the left side upper jaw and bone graft .Would thispainfull?
Is not painful.: Pain is a common concern among patients planning to get dental implants. Ironically, dental implant placement is the least uncomfortable procedure in oral surgery. Because dental implant surgery is performed with local anesthesia or sedation, the procedure itself is not painful. After the surgery, some degree of pain and discomfort is to be expected. Your surgeon will prescribe a painkiller. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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