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Question:
Mini implants vs regular implants: I had 6 traditional implants put in and lost 3 because I was told I did not have enough bone.

Do you think I could use mini implants to replace them without having bone grafted? ... Visitor from CA

Answer:
It may be possible.... consult with a Periodontist for a tissue level analysis of what is possible and what isn't.

Better yet, try to find a Prosthodontist who routinely provides bone graft surgeries. In the event mini implants aren't recommended, a prosthodontist may be able to help modify the existing implant configuration (without grafting) to provide a stable foundation for new non removable teeth replacements.

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