Posterior Single Case 1

This patient had a crown followed by a root canal and a second crown on this lower bicuspid. Due to insufficient tooth structure the second crown kept coming off.

The tooth needed a surgical crown lengthening followed by yet another crown Root canal teeth with posts are prone to fracture after 10 years. The option of extraction and implant placement followed by a new crown would be a lifetime solution to this problem.

    

Extraction of tooth followed by immediate implant placement on same day.

post inserted into the integrated implant with crown.

before   Note the lack of tooth structure

another view

implant with post

After

Crown over implant.  A permanent solution.