Alphonso had a set of full dentures that he was very unhappy with. He could not eat and socialize the way he wanted to. Through a team collaboration with Dr. Lomke as his restorative dentist and Dr. Kazemi as his surgeon, we provided him with fixed implant-supported teeth helping him live his life fuller and with more confidence eating and talking.
In this video, Dr. H. Ryan Kazemi describes a non-invasive technique to remove failing dental implants which may have either pain, swelling, or bone loss associated with them. With this unique approach, no incision or bone removal is necessary. The implant is reversed using a specialized tool.
This patient had been experiencing atypical pain in the area of his upper implants for 3 years since their placement. Following extensive medical evaluation he was found positive for Nickel allergy. These implants, although Titanium primarily, were disclosed by the company to have traces of Nickel. Although a clear relationship between the implants and patient’s symptoms could not be established, patient decided to proceed with their removal and hope for being symptom free.
In Jordan’s Azraq and Za’atari Syrian refugee camps, nearly 90% of all residents suffer from cavities or other oral health complications. In September 2017, the Project Turquoise team and five general dentists and specialists from the Washington, D.C. area, joined a week-long dental mission, treating patients in both camps. Music credit: Desh-Ave Maria by Jocelyn Pook
In this video, Dr. H. Ryan Kazemi discusses presentation of atypical symptoms in a patient following placement of a dental implant. While the symptoms could not be correlated to the implant itself which had healed well, it was not restorable due to its compromised position and angle. Dr. Kazemi also describes the surgical technique for removal of a submerged Bicon dental implant which is requires a unique approach. He further demonstrates bone graft technique for development for the site for replacement with a new dental implant at a later time. (Note: This content of this video is in not intended to reflect on Bicon dental implants, their general success, and indications. The user is encouraged to learn more about this implant on their website).