I have told this to my dentist several times over the last 3 years with the same lack of response. Dr balogh, Dear Dr. Balogh I may have misunderstood your question..but here goes… He told me everything looked fine. or may be minimal keratinized tissue around the teeth….this may not be a problem provided the areas stays clean, healthy and there is no inflammation. If the bone is deficient in height or width, steps need to be taken to ensure that bone will indeed grow against the implant. This may be an issue of lack of healing/integration of the bone against the implant. We use cookies to enhance your experience. Another possibility is that there is something wrong with the lower tooth and it simply did not have symptoms until it was put back into function. The best we can do is to make it as secure as possible without making the denture so rigid that it overload the implants and causes bone loss…that would be much worse. Hi Dr, Excessive load affects the junction between the metal and the bone, letting the bacteria in under the implant and causing inflammation. I’ve tried to look for some researches or statistical data regarding those questions, unfortunately I was not lucky. dr balogh, I’m not sure you can help me but here’s my situation I had a complete restoration of my teeth. Hello William: A gingival graft can be good thing if it is being done for the right reasons. The modifications can then be applied to the final crown. Peri‐implantitis defects frequently course with an infraosseous component and often with buccal bone loss. Hello Sarah The gums are really achey. What could the possible complications be, if I opt for implant over bridge? Wish I could suggest more…a this point it does not sound like a serious issue so want you to feel optimistic, however it is wise to be aware of all possibilities. If that is the case it should not involve any surgery and should not be uncomfortable/painful. I also feel one implant is higher than the other which is making my teeth not fit. On f/u with the oral surgeon he noted mucosal swelling and redness with marked focal tenderness. Can you share your thoughts? The oral surgeon took one look at the X-ray, never even peeked inside my mouth and declared I needed to see the periodontist who performed the implant, ASAP! Sincerely Hello Gene: To analyze the results of the treatment, the team asked the participants to fill in questionnaires. You may clench or grind at night and this could add to the problem. Unfortunately bone is not concrete. I have implants in top row front teeth (since 2006). is there a chance of implant failure or micromovement? teeth together and move your lower jaw there is no contact with the The latter issue is easy to fix by reattaching the clip on the denture side. Should the implant need to come out don’t lose hope….in some cases another implant can be placed immediately as long as the bone is good, and in other cases, the area may just need to heal a little before replacing the implant? Therefore your implant treatment needs to start not with a surgeon, but with the dentist who will be providing in the final teeth. All healed well . Before he removed the stitches, I felt a kind of pain on the surface of the area: some stitches grew into my gum! I had bruises that went from my mouth all the way down my throat and on my chest. Have your teeth checked for posterior interferences in excursions, and any contacts on incline planes when biting in centric. Hello, Dr. Balogh, I also have a question regarding implants. Hello Dr. Partially edentulous patients with alveolar defects contraindicating implant placement were treated with bone grafts obtained from the mandibular symphysis. Without seeing you and knowing exactly what was done it is next to impossible to tell you why you are having this “trouble”. The synthetics are very limited in their ability to grow bone. Every day the drainage increased. Sincerely Lots of cracking noises as he tightened stuff. With over 25 years of experience, Dr. Peter Balogh is one of Metro Vancouver’s leading cosmetic, implant, holistic, and family dentistry practitioners. In some cases stabilizing the implant can help if it is caught early, but now that two months have gone by the implant should feel relatively solid and comfortable. Placing a single implant in the front area with a false tooth attached to it should not be an issue (we call it a cantilever bridge). Dr Balogh, I have a complicated question. Dr Balogh. Dental implants 1. They were only able to do a root canal on the non-infected tooth (the other tooth was too calcified). Dr Balogh. with these terms and conditions. These are screwed directly into the implant and they do not require cementing. Dr Balogh, I’ve just had dental implants and a bridge and the gum is really sore under the front teeth what can I put on it to ease the pain, Hello Gill: If the gums are sore it could be initial soreness and inflammation from the surgery; alternatively it could be the bridge is putting too miuch pressure on the tissues…either way the discomfort should reduce fairly quickly after 1- 3 days…if not then call your dentist to let them know. Teeth will compress ~30 microns upon clenching, whereas and implant will compress only 3-5 microns depending on bone density. Sincerely, I have been instructed to irrigate with Perioguard and to return to have it checked in 3 weeks. I consulted with two oral surgeons and finally went with one who is very experienced and also does jaw, mouth surgeries. What are the odds of sinus irritation and complications after a sinus lift? Although the swelling and redness have improved, there is marked tenderness along the anterior mucosal surface and putting on make up, brushing teeth, any pressure, etc will result in pain. If your implant is loose three months later the chances of it being Although I would nt rule out the implant, my feeling is the teeth on both sides should be throughly assessed fro vitality and then a ct done of the area to see what if anything is going on around the implant If it is the Will I lose the implant?. Uses include repairing bone fractures, fixing craniofacial defects, and improving dental implants, he said, but “further testing of efficacy and biocompatibility is still needed.” The bone-regeneration kit relies on a collagen platform seeded with particles containing the genes needed for producing bone. I feel numb on my jaw and sometimes pain on the gum. The uppers are not compfortable. We are now 6 months later and inserting the final implants and fitting the denture. Dr Balogh. The most important point is for your dentist to try to determine what caused the first implant to fail. The surgen is out of the country for three weeks. It could be immediately following the surgery ,  during the first few months  of healing or even  a year later. There are two techniques for removal of failed dental implants. The four upper molars of the left and right. Your dental surgeon should be taking a thorough medical history and make sure he/she  is fully aware of any ailments as well as any medication you’re currently taking to avoid any unnecessary complications. Sincerely, Ditron Dental is a biomedical company devoted to the research, development and production of high end components for implant-based dental restorations. Neither could find anything wrong and were surprised it had failed. The aesthetics will be the same and in some cases even better, so no need to worry about that. It is really difficult to say what the oral surgeon saw….I’m guessing saw some bone loss around the implant. Certainly these are not the only accrediting organizations, and no doubt there are some dentists/surgeons who have excellent experience and track records but have not taken the time required (it is an onerous task). Unfortunately if I am correct about the gum recession it probably wont reverse without some type of intervention. Sincerely My dentist told me It will be difficult because I have class III malocclusion. I am now 21 years old and considering a dental implant. I am having a lot of pain from all 3 sites although sometimes they tend to rotate on which site is hurting more. In the meantime, try to keep the exposed area clean. Complications encountered were minor and uneventful. Definitely, excess cement around any crown, be it an implant or even a natural tooth, will create a site for oral bacteria to collect and typically cause localized inflammation and potential bone loss. One or two? To book an appointment, please call us at (604) 434-0248. dr Balogh. Or a new bridge which will touch my canines. This is only a guess, but if you had a 9mm overbite the lower teeth may be impinging on the gums of the upper teeth, and if so this may have been a big contributor to your dental problem. Going to my dentist tomorrow, curious what your thoughts are. A few years in, it developed a pocket, the periodontist opened a flap and cleaned it out. Now in my third trimester it bleeds a lot , the gum , mainly at night , my dentist today advised me to go back , I have a very strict cleaning routine and my dentist thinks there is a gap between the crown and the implant perhaps? During this 8 weeks, I felt discomfort on that area, and particles kept sticked out. If not, go back to your dentist…it is an easy problem to fix…the corns just need a slight adjustment and polish. These issues are more likely related to your teeth and your bite. Congenital defects Your dentist has said there is no infection, inflammation on that tooth so I have to assume he/she is correct and the bite is the first thing that needs to be checked and ruled out. Hope this helps a little. I’d like to address all this issues? I’ve been told I need to see a neurologist but honestly I am not sure what is wrong… the jaw hurts, upper teeth hurt, sometimes my ears hurt. Sincerely, Dr Balogh, I have two implants installed in my upper part of the right side of the mouth. I do have concerns that the back implants are painful because they should not be after even one week. Will I require a long stay ? Dr Balogh. However, neither I nor the hygienist have ever been able to get floss inside the 3 implanted teeth to clean the area. By waiting there should be no harm to the implants per se, but if one waits too long then the other natural teeth may shift/overerupt Hello Hannah: My feeling is that you probably can still have an implant placed. It is possible that your implant was healed but the integration (how well fused to the bone) may have been marginal or may have changed over the years…if so then you may have dis-integrated the implant. I had a bridge fail due to fracture and had to have the. what should I expect? Hello Amanda: Without seeing the area it is difficult to say…but I am guessing that you had some inflammation (redness and pain) and now that that has subsided the gums have healed and “tightened up”. It does happen sometimes even if we do not chew on it…too many possibilities and too many unkowns for mer to comment further. Teeth feel too tight. He isn’t the original surgeon who did the work but a colleague. I have made an appointment to go back to my Implantologist but I’m feeling very distressed and wondered what the worst case scenario was? Dentist said it was a tight fit but nothing unexpected. Modern-day dental implants, usually made of titanium, are durable and quick to take in the bone tissue of a jaw. Since that time, I saw 10+ implant specialists, a radiation specialist and a ENT doctor, I did CBCT twice and a Nasal Endoscopy. now on the inside of the moth, which I refer to the back of the tooth the skin did not grow from the permanent tooth across the back of the implant to the other permanent tooth. My implant doctor said I was having sinus issues and prescribed: Amoxicillin and Clavulanate Potassium tables 875mg/125mg, and Flonase, Sudafed. Sincerely I wear an appliance to eat and to create support. Dental implants are a great alternative to traditional dentures because they are significantly more comfortable and easier to maintain. Sorry to say but it really does sound like your implant has failed to integrate. Had immediate denture made to wear while they heal. You may want to see if a new crown(s) can be made to close up some of the spaces and reduce food collection. Dental implant surgery has potential risks and complications; however, the success rate for surgery is high, and failures usually occur from infections, medications, and allergies. but my gum did not heal across the implant. Only option in front of me is flap surgery to check for cement. Dr Balogh. What can I do??? After 10 days, problem persists. Hello Pauline Despite the fact that less than 2% of implants fail, it is not much consolation if you are one of those 2%…as far as you are concerned you  have been affected 100%! Surgeries on both sides of the jaw were not included in the study as they would not allow for measuring the effect of dominant chewing side change. Although I mentioned in previous blogs that implants are not prone to the same problems we see with natural teeth such as fracture decay and in infections they do require maintenance. Also, I am a chain smoker. Biting inner left cheek. I have no choice now but to just leave the cap off forever and live with the post. Could beta-blockers be a potential treatment for COVID-19? I now have had to stop using the plate and unscrw the anchors. Thank you very much. The results were pretty inconclusive. It always seemed suspicious to me that these cracks each happened within a month or two after an implant was placed right next to them. In some cases it has to be done as a separate step, and in other cases it can be done at the same time that the implant is placed. sincerely Antibiotics and chlorhexidine rinse were utilized. Everything was fine. I don’t want partial dentures. In some cases I have placed 14-16 implants in one appointment, and in some cases that also included grafting and extractions. Different implant dentists will have different opinions. The site of the molar was very swollen and maybe infected, it took about 6 or 7 weeks to heal. Hello John: Sometimes the cement seal can be “broken” by using ultrasonics to vibrate the posts and other times tapping can loosen cemented abutments, but without seeing your teeth and implants it is difficult to know. Eventually he removed stitches on day 14, he found out the gum did not grow to cover the site. It doesn’t mean that it won’t or can’t be successful, but the chances for revisions or results less than expected are greater. I went to my periodontist, had X-rays done and they were fine. Thank you Nancy, Hello Nancy Hello Michael; I know this is a tight area. Sincerely It will work well in the majority of cases and should work well for you. I recently saw my dentist who did a deep cleaning + bleach treatment. The dental implants prices are dependent upon the complexity of the surgery, the variety of implants needed, and the final prosthesis whether or not it's an implant supported removable denture or implant supported crowns and bridges that are not removable and also you brush them right in your personal mouth. The original tooth was root canaled over 10 years ago and was pulled a little over a year ago due to an abscessed tooth infection. They then placed 2 implant in and gave me my temporary teeth until it heals. I was on the pain meds he prescribed to have the procedure done so I wasn’t fully aware of what he was actually doing. sincerely I wish I would live closer to your practice. If you feel vibration in your tooth the bite may be off. Is it possible that the implant wasn’t placed properly or is it normal for some people to feel this bump and I worry over nothing? It has not failed…sometimes the gums shrink during healing…you can still continue Yawning, chewing, swallowing everything difficult. You shouldn’t be feeling a lot of pressure from the implants per se. As far as I am aware, I have not seen any studies or evidence to indicate titanium ions are released causing harm….keep in mind there ore other sources of titanium such as cosmetics, sun tan lotions and foods etc that probably provide a greater body burden of titanium than an implant. Saw my regular doc yesterday. There is also side to side major discomfort (not pain) I did not have any infection after the implant but I did have an infection under my tooth prior to the second and after the second root canal from the fracture. He said the problem is the post making contact with my bone and transferring pain to that root. If an implant is sore to press, touch or loose after even two weeks I would be very suspicious that it has failed. loose. You probably have experienced partial bone loss in the jaw. After performing surgery, and cleaning the area very well, he placed an implant and gave me to take for 7-day amoxicillin again. Treatments of these defects in implants are more demanding than in teeth because peri-implant tissue exhibits different anatomical and histological characteristics. When I’m not on meds, i can’t handle the aching. WHAT IS A DENTAL IMPLANT? You are not a hopeless case…it just takes more care and planning, and possibly some small compromises. Sincerely Friday morning I received implants on top and bottom. How quickly did th symptoms develop. Are these issues common? Hi. Removal of failed dental implants can be a difficult procedure. I also have one missing tooth at another location for a very long time, so the bone is thin there and will require grafting if I want to install an implant. 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