Archive for December, 2018
Should I stop my aspirin before my dental implant surgery?
Many patients ask us this question, but the more recent data is showing us that it is not necessary to stop all the “anti-platelet” medications such as Aspirin. See the reference to the article below HOWEVER, we always recommend that patients ask their Primary Care Physician (PCP) that placement them on such medications and let […]
Implant Periapical Lesion (IPL)… what is that?
Implant Peri-apical lesion: This is an inflammatory lesion at the tip of the implant. This is a really rare phenomenon and it occurs n 0.24% of the time. IPL can sometimes be confused with peri-implantitis, which is something completely different. Recently implant surgeons have used Guided Bone Regeneration (GBR) to address this. A combination of surgical […]