Q: I have quite a few teeth broken down to the gum line and I know they have to come out. I know that they all have to be extracted. After extraction what do I need to do? A: As a Periodontist, we evaluate all teeth to see if they are worth saving. We evaluate
Teeth Broken to the Gum Line
Category: Dental Implants
Q: I recently cracked my 1st molar on the bottom and that now needs to be extracted (previous root canal). There is no infection-it was an accident. I’m going to get implants to replace it and the second molar I’m already missing. How traumatic will this be? And how difficult will the recovery be? My
Q: Could my dental implants be causing my low grade fever and migratory body aches? They were put in in 2008. One of the crowns recently failed twice, so the oral surgeon replaced it and laser etched my gums. A: Do you have peri-implantitis? Are the implants failing? How do your x-rays look? What is
Q: After gum disease and a denture, can you have two teeth replaced as implants? A: If you want an overdenture, then it might be possible to put in two implants to support the denture. We often prefer four implants for greater stability.
Q: I am in the process of having an implant put in. The titanium screw was placed (minus abutment) with bone and gum grafting done at the same time. How long will it be before I can put my suck down (temporary denture) back in? The gum area is still swollen and I’m afraid it