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Antibiotics and dental implants

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Should you pre-med with antibiotics before dental implant surgery? Whether to use prophylactic antibiotics before dental implant or dental implants are placed is controversial and you will find many different opinions. What does the research say about antibiotic use for dental implant placement? Meta-analysis COIR 2015 Lund 2% less implants lost but no benefit for […]

Dental Veneers after failed dental implant

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Bridge or Implant (after a failed dental implant)? Failed dental implant can be a MAJOR PIA for the patient, the doctor that placed the implant, and the restoring doctor (if different).  First off, there is the question of who’s fault is it?  Was the implant placed properly in the bone?  Was there cement left behind […]

Dental Implant Nerve Damage – Classify and treatment

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Dental Implant Nerve Damage During surgery Dental Implant Nerve Damage is a known risk for dental implant surgery.  It can occur at several different stages of the dental implant procedure. Diagnosing the cause of the injury is very important for how you treat the injury. Dental Implant Nerve Damage Description and classification is found below […]

Surgical flap for a dental implant

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Surgical flap options for dental implants Surgical flaps around dental implants are important if you hope to maintain natural looking tissue and papilla. The modified dental implant surgical flap. This flap can help form form a papilla between two dental implants. Side by side implant uncovering The esthetic buccal flap or aesthetic buccal flap for […]

ICOI Dental Implant Seminar

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ICOI Dental Implant Seminar 2014 Continuing education is an important aspect of life here at Bauer Dentistry and Orthodontics.  Dr. Bauer, along with his staff attend many continuing education classes and seminars.  The most recently attended seminar was the ICOI Summer Implant Prosthetic Symposium that took place right here in Chicago last weekend!  Our entire […]

Screwmentation, screwmentable and lateral access screws

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Screwmentation, screwmentable and lateral access screws Screwmentation is a technique in which a large implant supported prosthesis is attached via a combination of screw retention and temporary cementation.  You cement anterior crowns typically due to angle an screw retain posterior ones.  Nice explanation by Uwe Mohr on DT Screwmentation or screwmentable? For screwmentation it is […]