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Antibiotics for a Tooth Infection, Dental Implant, Bone Graft… Do I Need Them? 

In this short, but highly informative video, I review some of the common truths and misconceptions about antibiotics in relationship to tooth infections, dental implants and bone grafting. Use of antibiotics should be judicious and carefully thought out.  Just because you have an “infection” in your tooth, it does not mean you need an antibiotic.  […]

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Dental Implant is Too Deep, Tooth Looks Long

Dental implants, especially in the front of the mouth, need to be placed with a high degree of accuracy. When an implant is placed too shallow or worse yet too deep in the front of the mouth it creates a cosmetic failure– a long tooth and sometimes black triangles. This is especially true on a […]

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The “Void” Bone Graft for Immediate Single Implants – American Board Diplomate Explains

A bone graft for immediate single implants is often needed. Most immediate implants are for single rooted teeth like your front and middle back teeth (premolars.) In my Burbank dental implant practice, this type of bone graft is common. Most implants are round in shape.  Most extraction sockets are oval or rectangular if they are […]

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Root Canal Apicoectomy Failure – Relation to Dental Implants (Ramsey Amin DDS – Burbank, California)

If you have a root canal and now need a dental implant there are some very important issues to be aware of.  This is especially important if the tooth to be extracted is in the upper front area. It will have consequences on the final result and cosmetic appearance of the implant. A previous failed root […]

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Upper Molar Dental Implants to Replace Missing Teeth – Case Study -Dr. Amin, Burbank

Here is a nice basic case to follow from beginning to end. This man's upper molars on one side were in bad shape: The teeth were extracted and replaced with three dental implants in my office in Burbank.  He also had a deep cleaning. The color denotes the size of the implants. Standard abutments were able […]

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Burbank Implant Dentist on Extraction Defects…Relation to Dental Implants and Bone Grafts

Teeth are removed for several reasons, including periodontal (gum) disease, extreme decay, and for orthodontic reasons.  Once a tooth is removed, the shape of the ridge (i.e., the supporting bone and gum in which the tooth was situated and retained) changes. If there has been extensive bone loss, or if the tooth needed to be […]

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