I’m really embarrassed and think I’m in trouble. I think that I finally found the best implant dentist in my area, but I’m afraid he will not see me. I have been doing a lot of research and had had several consultations. I need four teeth replaced with dental implants and I felt like I […]
How do I know my dentist can do dental implants?
I have a missing front tooth. When I was at my last exam, my dentist told me that a dental implant would be the best treatment to replace my missing tooth. I have been thinking about it for awhile and agree when I heard about the alternatives. When I asked him for a referral, he […]
What do I do about a broken dental implant?
I am so sick of dealing with my dental implant problems! My dentist convinced me that a dental implant was the best option to replace my missing tooth, which had been gone for over 10 years. He explained that there was bone loss near the site, so the first step was going to require bone […]
There is gray around my dental implants!
It’s been about a month since my dental implant surgery took place. Things seemed to go well. But, I’m starting to notice a grayish color develop around the site. Is this something to be concerned about? Do you think it could have been from lesser quality materials? Please tell me you have some answers. -Ben […]
I can’t eat after my dental implants horror story!
Welcome to my dental implants horror story. It has been over a year and I have not been able to eat normally since the dental implant process began. It’s getting so bad that I am noticeably losing weight and it is affecting my health. I did have some normal teeth when this all began. I […]
Is numbness common after dental implants?
It’s been almost a week since I had multiple dental implants placed in my lower jaw. And I have a feeling I am in trouble. I should have known things were sketchy, when the implant dentist was running more than an hour behind. So, when he got to me, I think he was totally rushing […]
Do I have to have a CT scan for dental implants?
I am missing several teeth and am interested in dental implants. When I saw my dentist for a complimentary consultation, he recommended that I have x-rays done, as well as a CT scan. I was wondering if they can just use the x-rays they have on file because I recently had them done. It couldn’t […]
How much recover do I need to plan with dental implants?
I’ve been putting off getting my dental implants because I’ve heard the entire procedure takes quite awhile. I am on the schedule and the first step will begin next week. I’m supposed to head out of town for a long-awaited vacation the following week. Is that enough recovery time? I’m starting to wonder if I […]
Are sinus pain and dental implants related?
Recently I had to get some dental implants placed on the top. I have never had sinus issues. But since then, I have had this annoying sinus pain, pressure, and several sinus infections. I’ve been treating the sinus symptoms with medication but nothing seems to be helping. When I talked to my dentist asking if […]