It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Dental Health Message Board
Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 09-15-2003, 02:37 PM   #1
Veteran
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 320
Literati HB User
Post Extraction...awaiting Implant Question

Hi All,

So I had tooth #7 extracted 3 months ago due to a resorbed root. My periodontist said it looks fine but my relative (a periodontist) doesn't like the way it is turning out...the papilla receded more than expected (approx 3 mm). Also, I have TMJ and am awaiting the next step...whether it be braces or equilibration/crowns (hopefully not surgery as I have arthritic joints and bilateral disk displacement).

So my question is...

I currently have a temporary tooth bonded to tooth #6 and 8. My relative/periodontist said I could wear the temporary "indefinitely." The problem is that since the gums have healed there is a gap between the gums and the temporary. Will pushing the temporary into my gums be a bad thing? I do not want to wear a flipper...so I'm hoping they could fill in this gap somehow. Please help! Thanks

 
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
why does dentist say i cannot have implant after extraction of front tooth Magarietha Dental Health 5 01-10-2010 02:58 PM
Want to start a family, Need extraction/Implant! inspectormeliss Dental Health 8 02-06-2009 08:25 AM
Pain after implant/extraction? trigal Dental Health 6 01-07-2009 04:16 PM
Problems after extraction/dental implant surgery - please help! bunnycat10 Dental Health 2 11-17-2007 06:38 PM
Need help deciding between 2 doctors for implant/extraction walkunafraid Dental Health 7 07-18-2007 08:16 AM




Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Sign Up Today!

Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

I want my free account

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 04:14 AM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2014 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!