Have you been told you don’t have enough bone volume for dental implants? Then Zygomatic implants might be for you! Read on to learn how Dr. Sohl can help you achieve beautiful teeth without a bone graft. Traditionally, if you did not have sufficient bone mass in your jaw, the only option was bone graft surgery to regenerate and/or rebuild enough bone mass to create a sufficient foundation for traditional dental implants. Zygomatic Implants are a graftless dental implant that is placed in your cheekbone (medically referred to as Zygoma), where there is enough bone support for the implants. With Zygomatic Implants, your healing time is much faster and your total treatment time is reduced because the implant placement is computer guided so all of the planning is done before you get into the chair.
Typically, dental implant placement is the most difficult in the upper molar region. Bone loss occurs more rapidly here when teeth are missing, and the presence of the sinus cavities creates yet another obstacle. In the past, in addition to bone grafting, a patient may need to have a sinus lift procedure as well, prior to placement of traditional implants. The development of the Zygoma Implant presents a unique alternative for patients who would like dental implants but wish to avoid bone grafting and sinus lift surgeries. Now there are revolutionary dental implant techniques that eliminate the need for bone grafting or sinus lift surgeries altogether.
After the long zygomatic implants are anchored on the upper jaw, inside the zygomatic bone, a provisional prosthesis can be fixed immediately, until complete restoration is achieved.
If you are not satisfied with your removable upper prosthesis or if you have been told that you do not have enough jaw bone for successful dental implant placement, it is worth it to consider Zygomatic Implants as an option. Schedule your graftless dental implant consultation today!