Advances In Prosthodontics – Fall 2020

CASE SUMMARY: Immediate vs. Delayed Implant Treatment

Patient “Jorge” presented with a loose existing implant on #8, which had a draining fistula. The periapical radiograph shows severe bone loss and possibly a vertical fracture. He saw several dentists and his case was either rejected or the surgeon proposed a conventional method to resolve the issue, such as an extraction, bone graft, and implant placement at a later time after healing. Jorge didn’t want to wear an interim partial for 6-8 months until it was complete.

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