There is a solution. ZYGOMATIC IMPLANTS
Dr. Antonio Mingione performs oral and maxillofacial surgery placing dental implants and zygomatic implants even in the most complex cases.
The zygomatic implants anchor the zygomatic bone. Thanks to these implants it is possible to solve the problem of severe maxillary atrophy with only one surgery and get a fixed provisional prosthesis within 24-48 hours, giving an high functional and esthetic comfort to patients with the highest success rate.
Frequently Asked Questions:
WHICH ARE THE ADVANTAGES OF ZYGOMATIC IMPLANTS ?
- Reduced time
- High success rate
- Low invasiveness
- Very high functional and aesthetic comfort
- Low post-operative pain
- Immediate loading
- Lower cost compared to bone reconstruction
HOW LONG ZYGOMATIC IMPLANTS HAVE BEEN USED ?
Prof. Brånemark (Sweden) first used zygomatic implants on oncologic patients in 1988. After that his technique was studied and improved to be used on atrophic patients, and performed through the years since today.
CAN FACIAL AESTHETICS BE ALTERED ?
The soft tissues will have internal support thanks to zygomatic implants. The face will regain tone and freshness, resulting in facial aesthetics improvement.
DOES THE OPERATION REQUIRE LOCAL OR GENERAL ANESTHESIA ?
Placing more zygomatic implants in the same patient is generally done under general anesthesia. If it’s not necessary the operation can be done under sedation and local anesthesia, depending on the state of health and collaboration of the patient.
CAN THE SURGERY CAUSE SCARS ON THE FACE ?
No, because the implants are inserted from the inside of the mouth.
CAN THE SURGERY CAUSE POST-OPERATIVE PAIN ?
The pain is mild, easily managed with common painkillers and lasts a few days. The patient can talk and eat immediately.
CAN THE ZYGOMATIC BONE HAVE RESORPTION OVER TIME ?
The zygomatic bone, unlike the jaw, does not present alterations over time.