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Long Island Dental Implant Expert Shows Dental Implant Placement and Removal of Maryland bridge

Very often, dentists on Long Island recommend a flipper or a removable denture to replace a missing tooth as a temporary replacement while undergoing dental implant treatment. Sometimes this is the only choice to replace a missing tooth but there are better choices. One of the best choices is a “perforated Maryland bridge.” This is a fixed and cemented bridge which is strong enough to stay fixed in place but weak enough that the dentist can remove when procedures need to occur. Many dentists are afraid that the cemented bridge will be too difficult to remove. This is a main reason the patient is never given an option for this type of replacement. Dr. Brant believes that this type of temporary replacement should be recommended if there is enough tooth structure on the tongue side of the adjacent teeth.
The trick to easy removal is the presence of perforations in the metal wings that get cemented to the adjacent teeth. In the first part of the video, note how a drill is used to drill out the cement that fills the perforations. Once the cement is drilled out of the perforations, a large amount of the “holding power” is lost. Once the holding power of the dental cement is lost, the tooth can be “wiggled free.” The video shows how a wiggling force is applied to loosen the bridge.
Once the bridge is removed, dental implant placement can proceed normally. A small incision is used to visualize the underlying bone. Good visualization leads to precise dental implant placement. A maximum amount of bone needs to surround the dental implant for long term health and success. This type of incision is conservative enough to preserve the soft tissue anatomy and esthetics. In addition, only mild discomfort is reported when this approach is used. At the same time, this style of surgery provides for precise implant placement to an experienced surgeon.
A less experienced or less judicious surgeon will likely use a more aggressive surgical approach. The only other way to place the dental implant is to use a computer guided placement jig and place the implant without any direct visualization. Dr. Brant has tried all the various companies offering this service and has concluded that the precision of these stents is lacking as of the spring of 2013. As technology improves, there will be an option not to “cut the gum.” For now, too much error exists which compromises implant position and long term success.

Once the implant is placed, an impression post is placed. An impression will be taken at the time of surgery. A tooth is made which will be supported by the dental implant. This new tooth will be inserted after the bone has matured around the dental implant. This means the fixed perforated Maryland bridge is no longer needed once the dental implant is strong enough.

The perforated Maryland bridge will be recemented. The dental implant will be allowed to mature for a period of 8-12 weeks. Once the bone has matured around the implant, a second surgical procedure is performed. A small incision will be made at the top of the gum. The top of the dental implant will be visualized.

This dental implant procedure is demonstrated in the video above and on YouTube at

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For more information about Dental Implants on Long Island visit the Long Island Dental Implant Center website at:
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Long Island Periodontist Shows Front Tooth Dental Implant in One Day

Have you ever wondered how a tooth can be placed on a dental implant in the same day? All patients and even some dentists are unfamiliar with the exact process. Dr. Brant teaches a course to other dentists on exactly how to perform this procedure.

Once the dental implant is placed and is solid and rigidly fixated to the bone, a temporary crown can be made. Very often, the anatomy does not allow for a tooth in one day approach. The risk of failure can be too high to entertain this immediate solution. An impression of the teeth is performed before the tooth is pulled and a plastic shell is made. This plastic shell will be used to mirror the original tooth form. A special post called a temporary abutment is trimmed and screwed on the dental implant. The shell is placed over the temporary abutment. An instrument is placed in the hole of the temporary abutment to prevent dental material from solidifying in the screw access hole. The liquid dental material is injected into a hole in the back of the shell. Once this material hardens the shell is removed. The implant supported temporary crown is contoured to look like a tooth. No excess dental material should extend to the dental implant itself. Only the metal of the implant and the temporary abutment should be in contact or in near contact with the bone.

This dental implant procedure is demonstrated in the video below and on YouTube at

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jg2cneXHN4s

Where to find Dr. Brant:
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For more information about Dental Implants on Long Island visit the Long Island Dental Implant Center website at:
http://www.longislandreconstructiveperiodontics.com

For more informational videos about dental implants and periodontal disease:
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Are You Looking To Find A Dentist On Long Island To Give You Teeth in One Day?


If you are looking to find a dentist on Long Island to give you dental implant teeth in one day, then you may want to consider going to an implant dentist who teaches other dentists this procedure. For my information on a Long Island Dental implant dentist and expert, visit Dr. Edward Brant’s website at http://www.thelongislandperiodontist.com or http://longislandreconstructiveperiodontics.com . Visit these websites and watch the dental implant video to understand why dentists and patients choose Dr. Brant when they are trying to decide where to get dental implants done on Long Island.

This video explains how the tooth bridge is made on two dental implants to replace front teeth in a day. This video is part of a lecture series taught by Long Island periodontist Dr. Edward Brant at his dental implant center. The methods are demonstrated on a stone model. This is how Dr. Brant’s students learn how to do this procedure.

The cost of dental implants of this type is not considered cheap dental implant treatment but is more affordable when all the procedures are performed within the same day. In other words, dental implant treatment is more costly when the office visits are spread out over multiple visits. It should stand to reason that if the dentist needs more office visits and time to complete a demanding dental cosmetic surgery, such as a tooth implant bridge which spans a large area; the dentist will need to charge a higher fee. However, if the tooth extractions, tooth implant placement and temporary screwed-in fake teeth can all be done on the same day then the dentist can decrease the price of dental implant treatment.

Although the cost for dental implant treatment can be an important consideration for moving forward with this type of tooth implant treatment, it is important to remember that providing dental implant teeth in one day is a very successful modality of treatment. Using a teeth in one day approach is successful because the tooth implant bridge provides stability or a “locking in” or fixation of the dental implants. This lack of microscopic motion of the dental implants within the bone is the reason why this dental implant procedure is successful.
Very often, patients hear about other dental implant clinics advertising “tooth in a day” specials or “one day dental implants” and they are distrustful of this message. Patients should know that this procedure can work if the available bone has sufficient quality and quantity. Utilizing a dental implant teeth in a day approach is hard but not impossible to obtain for single tooth areas and gets easier to consider as more teeth are considered for replacement. Sometimes a dental bone graft is needed to improve the character of the available bone.

This video simulates the tooth implants already placed within the bone. Special posts called non-engaging abutments are screwed into the dental implants. A matrix form is used to help form a natural look for the temporary screwed down fake teeth. A tooth colored dental material made out of acrylic is flowed into the matrix form and interlocks with the special posts. The tooth replacement bridge is then unscrewed for adjustment outside the mouth. Once the final contour is obtained, the dental implant bridge can be can be screwed into place.

During the healing process, the patient should be careful not to place too much pressure on the the dental bridge for a period of approximately 3 months.

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Long Island Dentist Shows How to Avoid a Flipper

Nobody wants to lose a tooth. Many worries will enter a patient’s mind when he or she finds out they needed to have a tooth extracted. There are many reasons tooth removal is necessary but there is usually something wrong with the tooth or there is an infection in the gum around the tooth. Of course, the most popular worry involves pain during or after the tooth removal appointment. In my Long island dental office, there is no reason to feel pain during the appointment. There are many ways available to make sure we do not hurt the patient. If you were wondering, “how much pain is there when a tooth is removed,” Please read the Dentist Review portion of my Long Island Periodontist website.  You will find out that Dr. Brant takes extra care not to hurt people no matter what dental procedure is being performed.

The next most popular worry for tooth removal patients is how to replace the missing tooth. There are a variety of ways to replace missing teeth on a temporary basis. The two major categories involve a removable or a fixed appliance. Whenever possible a fixed temporary is preferred. Healing is most often superior because sore gums associated with a denture is avoided. Besides the patients do not have to take the denture in and out. Patient satisfaction is high and tooth removal can be less of a worry if the patient knows that they are getting a fixed cemented tooth back in on the day the tooth gets extracted.

One of the best ways to replace one tooth or in some cases multiple missing teeth is with a “Maryland Bridge.” This bridge is cemented on the day the tooth is extracted.

Very typically the sequence looks like this:

  1. Take impression for the lab to make the false tooth.
  2. Remove the tooth and cement the false tooth on the Maryland Bridge in using the teeth on either side of the missing space.
  3. Allow for healing of the tooth extraction site. There are cases when an immediate implant can be done which reduces how long a dental implant can take to do.
  4. Wait 3-6 months
  5. Remove the Maryland Bridge. Perform the dental implant surgery. A dental implant is placed and at the same time an impression is performed so a tooth can be made for a later step. At the end of the surgery, the replacement tooth / Maryland Bridge is cemented back in.
  6. Wait 3 months
  7. Remove the Maryland Bridge. Expose the implant and screw a temporary tooth on the dental implant. The Maryland bridge is no longer needed.
  8. wait 1-4 months
  9. Take another impression of the dental implant and have a lab make an implant crown.
  10. Insert the final abutment and final crown on the dental implant.

This dental implant procedure is demonstrated in the video below and on YouTube at

 

Where to find Dr. Brant:
Google Maps/Google Plus Local

For more information about Dental Implants on Long Island visit the Long Island Dental Implant Center website at:
http://www.longislandreconstructiveperiodontics.com

For more informational videos about dental implants and periodontal disease:
Subscribe and Leave a Comment!!!! Dr. Brant’s YouTube Channel

For more information about dental implants and periodontal disease:

http://www.thelongislandperiodontist.com

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http://www.facebook.com/LongIslandPeriodontistandDentalImplants

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Long Island Dentist Puts a Tooth on a Dental Implant

Watch as Dr. Brant screws a post to a dental implant and then cements a dental crown to replace a front tooth.

 

A second dental implant procedure is needed after the dental implant is placed under the gum. The dental implant can have a tooth placed on it once the bone successfully grows around the dental implant. Yes, bone can grow in the mouth just like other parts of the body in the same manner a broken arm heals.

A dental laser is used to recontour the gum tissue around the dental implant and healing post. The healing post is removed and a final post is placed. A temporary crown is then placed on the final post of the tooth implant. A final dental crown will be made on the final dental implant post after the tissue heals.

The cost of dental implants in this case was more affordable than a dental bridge because of the need to place a dental bridge on numerous front teeth. The dental problems creates teeth problems which makes for a more cheap dental implants solution. If you want permanent teeth, sometimes the cost of dental implants is worth it from an economic and future teeth problems point of view.

Where to find Dr. Brant:
Google Maps/Google Plus Local

For more information about Dental Implants on Long Island visit the Long Island Dental Implant Center website at:
http://www.longislandreconstructiveperiodontics.com

For more informational videos about dental implants and periodontal disease:
Subscribe and Leave a Comment!!!! Dr. Brant’s YouTube Channel

For more information about dental implants and periodontal disease:

http://www.thelongislandperiodontist.com

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http://www.facebook.com/LongIslandPeriodontistandDentalImplants

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Patient Gets Dental Implants and Reviews Long Island Dentist


Long Island periodontist gets raving review from the father of a top cosmetic dentist on Long Island. This particular dentist could have sent his father to any number of specialists to perform the dental implant therapy but choose the office of Dr. Edward Brant. Listen carefully as this patient describes the lack of discomfort during the procedures. There is a general belief that dental implant surgery hurts while the dental implant is placed. This does not have to be the case. Dr. Brant has a gentle way to give the injection and once you are numb there is no need to feel pain. This is always difficult to believe until you have experienced it for yourself. Unfortunately, previous poor experiences at other dental  and medical offices make the concept of painless dental implant surgery a very difficult thing to believe. So listen closely and look through the website for other testimonials.

This patients had 19 dental implants placed and other gum surgery procedures. All surgeries done without pain. So if you are wondering how much does a dental implant hurt. This video should answer your question.

The cost of the dental implants and the lack of dental insurance fades when the value of a new healthy smile is realized.

Long Island Dentist and Periodontist Treats Receding Gums

Long Island Dentist and Periodontist Treats Receding Gums

Receding gums occur for a variety of reasons. The gums and teeth need a certain amount of tough, durable tissue to protect the bone from periodontal disease and prevent the need for tooth removal and emergency dentist visits on Long Island. Receding gums can happen in the absence of sore gums and bleeding gums. Very often receding gums are the only sign of periodontal disease.
Treatment for receding gums and this type of gum disease involves a gum grafting procedure called a connective tissue graft. The added tissue will help protect the tooth from further periodontal disease and will help avoid tooth removal and other disease of the gums.
The gum grafting procedure involves creating a pocket or space under the gumline which will allow the new tissue to be passed. As you can see this procedure does not involve making any incisions into the gumline. This helps preserve blood supply and helps ensure a high success rate. In addition, the healing is without scar formation which gives a more pleasing and esthetic final result.
This is a more challenging and demanding surgery compared to making multiple incisions and not all periodontists on Long Island perform this type of gum grafting. Dr. Brant has used this technique for many years on Long Island.
Please note that Long Island Periodontist Dr Brant has modified the gum treatment procedure where he no longer uses the glue on the fronts of the teeth. So don’t worry about having to walk around with the glue and stitches on the front of the teeth.

Long Island Periodontist Disease Removed by Laser Gum Treatment Demo

Long Island Periodontist Disease Removed by Laser Gum Treatment Demo

Gum disease or periodontal disease and other periodontist disease patients now have new options for treating problems of bone loss, deep pockets, gum infections, gum abscess or tooth infections. An alternative to tooth extraction or extraction of multiple teeth is laser periodontal treatment using PerioLase technology. This technology is the only FDA accepted treatment for treating periodontal disease or gum disease with a laser. A prospective patient should be aware that one laser is not equal to another when it comes to applying laser technology to the treatment of periodontal disease.

Watch this video to obtain an unbiased opinion of this predictable and successful gum treatment for periodontal disease. You will watch the opinion of an actual patient who underwent treatment for her whole mouth gum infection.

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Long Island Periodontist Shows Dental Implant Teeth In One Day

Dr. Brant Performing Dental Implant Teeth In One Day


This video shows a patient who is not experiencing any pain while having extraction of multiple teeth. These teeth are removed and dental implants are placed the same day. This approach can be very successful if the bone is wide enough to hold the dental implant tight in the bone and enough dental implants are placed. Once the dental implants are placed, special posts are placed on the dental implants. These special posts have threads which hold screws. The screw will hold a dental bridge in place. The dental implant bridge acts to hold all the dental implants rigid so the do not move much like a cast holds a broken arm or leg from moving around. This dental implant procedure is successful because the dental implants do not move.
The requirement for rigid fixation is the reason an adequate number of tight dental implants are needed. Without good bone to accommodate the correct number of dental implants, the dental implant procedure will not be successful.

Implant Dentist on Long Island Explains Dental Implant Process

This video gives answers to the most commonly asked questions about dental implants. Dr. Brant who is a Long island dental implant expert and periodontist gives an explanation which will unlock the mystery of dental implants.
A sample of the questions answered include: how long will the dental implant treatment last, what is the success rate of dental implants, what is a tooth implant, how painful are teeth implants, the benefits and options of dental implants vs dental bridges and dentures, can I get a dental implant, the cost of dental implants, dental insurance for dental implants, how much does a dental implant hurt.

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