Ailing Implant? How would you manage?

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Posted on By Karl Sousa In Anterior/Esthetic

38yrs old healthy female patient, with Upper Lft Canine Implant, placed 12yrs ago - labial mucosa seems thin with slight greyish show-thru of implant.

Mild tenderness on palpation along length of implant, increases a bit at apex, which is quite palpable. No Discharge, but Fetid odour on light air blowing, No Mobility of implant.

CBCT: Resorption of labial plate with apical 4mm completely out of bone. Cervical 4-6mm distal and palatal bone present.
How would you manage this case?

Thanking you in advance for your valuable time & opinion.

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Ailing Implants, if fixed right by an experienced dentist, they are not really difficult to manage. that's why get in touch with one of the best dentists.


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I was thinking more in terms of GBR and CT Graft.


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