Dental Implants

Dental Implants

Dental implants are a great way to replace missing teeth. They are titanium posts that are surgically placed into the jawbone. They act as a replacement for the root of a tooth, and they provide a strong foundation for artificial teeth. Once the implant has healed, a small connector called an abutment is placed on top of it. The abutment is used to support a dental crown, bridge, or denture. Implants have many benefits. They are a durable and long-lasting solution for missing teeth. They also look natural, and they can help to improve your smile. In addition, implants can help preserve the jawbone and prevent bone loss.

Dental Implants

Zygomatic dental implants are a type of dental implant that is placed in the cheekbone. This type of implant is used when the jawbone is too thin or soft to support a regular dental implant. Zygomatic implants are longer than regular implants, and they provide extra support for artificial teeth. Instead of being placed in the jawbone, zygomatic implants are designed to be placed in the cheekbone, also called the zygoma. This is because the zygoma is dense and provides great support for the implants patient.

 

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Who might need dental implants?

Dental implants are a perfect treatment option for people who have lost one or more teeth. They can also be used to support a full set of dentures. If you are considering dental implant surgery, it is important to talk to your dentist about whether or not they are right for you.

Am I a candidate for implantation dentistry?

The best way to find out if you are a candidate for dental implantation dentistry is to talk to your dentist. They will be able to assess your mouth and jawbone to see if implants are an option for you. However, implants are generally suitable for most people with missing teeth who are looking to improve their smile. There are several ways your dentist can use to determine if you are a candidate for implants. These include looking at your medical and dental history, taking X-rays of your mouth and jawbone, and physically examining your mouth. They will also ask you about your medical history and any medications you are taking.

Regular Dental Implants vs. Zygomatic dental implants

The main difference between regular implants and zygomatic implants is the placement of the implant. Regular implants are placed in the jawbone, while zygomatic implants are placed in the cheekbone. Zygomatic implants are used when the jawbone is too thin or soft to support a regular dental implant. Both types of implants have their benefits and drawbacks. Regular implants are more common and less expensive than zygomatic implants. However, they require a strong and healthy jawbone to be successful. Zygomatic implants are less common, but they can be used in patients with weak or soft jawbones. They are also more expensive than dental implants. Both regular implants and zygomatic dental implants have a high success rate. In general, about 98% of all implant procedures are successful. However, there is always a risk of complications with any surgery.

Why Consider Zygomatic Dental implants?

If you are considering zygomatic dental implants, it is important to talk to your dentist about the risks and benefits. Zygomatic implants have a higher success rate than regular dental implants, but they are also more expensive. They are a good option for people who have weak or soft jawbones. Here are reasons to consider zygomatic implants:

  • No bone grafting required:

    One of the main benefits of zygomatic implants is that they do not require bone grafting. Bone grafting is a surgical procedure that is used to add bone to the jawbone. This is often necessary with regular implants, but it is not required with zygomatic implants.

  • Painless installation:

    Zygomatic dental implants are installed under general anesthesia, making the procedure painless.

  • Minimally invasive:

    Zygomatic implants are less invasive than regular implants. This means less risk of complications and a shorter recovery time.

  • Shorter implant surgery:

    Zygomatic implants are placed in the cheekbone, which is closer to the surface than the jawbone. This means that implant surgery can be shorter and less invasive. It also means less pain and swelling after surgery.

  • Faster healing time:

    Zygomatic implants usually heal faster than regular implants. Generally, after 3-5 days post-procedure, most people feel well enough to return to normal activities.

If you are considering dental implants, it is important to talk to your dentist about whether or not they are right for you. They will be able to assess your mouth and jawbone to see if implants are an option for you, then you can decide if you would like to go ahead with the surgery. There is always a risk of complications with any surgery, but implants generally have a high success rate. So if you are missing one or more teeth and are looking for a durable and long-lasting solution, dental implants might be exactly what you need.

Contact Monroe Street Oral Surgery and Dental Implants to learn more about Dental Implants. Our team cares about your oral health and is committed to helping you receive the dental care you need in a relaxing atmosphere.