Dr. Benjamin S. Fiss – Dental Implant Specialist

4 Implant Cases



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Photo 1: Patient presented with fractured and infected central incisors teeth numbers 8 & 9.

Photo 2 & 3: Demonstrate X ray where hopeless patient’s 8 & 9 teeth were extracted, implants were placed with immediate temporary abutments.

Photo 4: Temporary implant crowns were placed the same day. The patient was instructed to be careful eating. The temporaries were worn for 3 months until the implants integrated in the bone.

Photo 5: Once integrated the final porcelain crowns were cemented, note how healthy the tissue is and how real everything looks.

Patient presents with congenitally missing lateral incisors and the cuspids were moved forward orthodontically and implants were placed completing her smile.

Patient suffered a severe fall, teeth # 7 and # 9 were severely cracked and # 8 was completely lost. 2 porcelain crowns were placed on teeth # 7 and # 9. An Implant and porcelain crown were placed on # 8 creating an amazing, natural result.

One implant and four all porcelain restorations changed this persons life from being afraid to smile to smiling constantly.

Before and after implant dentures were placed improving the vertical dimension and lip contour creating a youthful natural result. Patient went from smiling without teeth being present to a beautiful smile.

Pre Op Xray of Hopeless Dentition

Before photo of Patient
Future Hybrid Implant Retained Dentures

Hybrid Dentures with Attachments Inserted

Post Op showing natural smile line Dentition




Photo #1 Patient presented with 18 hopeless teeth that required attention.
Photo #2 Patient suffered from poor spacing, tooth damage, as well as severe bone loss.
Photo #3 18 teeth were extracted and 8 implants were placed the same day.
Photo #4 Tooth restoration was achieved through a hybrid, All-on-4 implant prosthesis placed the same day as the extraction.
Photo #5 Patient, the same day as his procedure, presents with some minor swelling, but a fully restored appearance
Photo #6 Patient 5 days post-surgery; almost all major swelling alleviated and a whiter, brighter smile achieved

Photo #1 demonstrates the lack of visible tooth structure during speech and smiling
Photo #2 this photo demonstrates the loss of vertical dimension.The lower jaw is out in front of the upper jaw allowing the patient to overclose
Photo #3 This photo demonstrates the very old ,mobile ,and hopeless existing dentition – with decay around all remaining teeth
Photo #4 this is the post-op X-ray taken the day of the surgery after the hopeless teeth were removed and 8 implants were placed
Photo #5,6,7 Demonstrates the final fixed upper and lower appliances supported by the new implants the same day of the surgery- restoring the patients vertical dimension ,correcting his bite,providing lip support,and most important function with a youthful beautiful smile

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