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This month’s clinical tip from Perio-Implant Advisory:’Help! My implant fell out!’


This is an actual text message I received from a patient: I am freaking out, Dr. Froum; the implant you put in my mouth fell out two weeks ago … fell out … and I am on a cruise. What should I do? PLEASE HELP!!!

This scenario has happened many times. I used to immediately call the patient, put him or her on antibiotics, and schedule an emergency visit to try to prevent soft-tissue collapse after implant exfoliation. But my triage has changed.

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