Zygomatic Dental Implants

Zygomatic Dental Implants Kelowna
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Have your face, cheeks or lips begun to sink? If you wear dentures, are they loose or do you need adhesives to stabilize them? Do you contemplate facial surgery to prevent age lines? If so, you may be showing signs indicating the need for Zygomatic Implants.

Zygomatic Implant Benefits

Zygo Implants allow patients who otherwise would not be implant candidates to receive treatment to bring them back to form and function. Best of all, because Zygomatic Implants are placed directly in the zygoma bone and do not require grafting, the integration time is significantly reduced, meaning that your case will be done significantly faster than traditional Implants or the All on 4 implants.  You will be back to full form function and eating all those foods you miss in no time!

Qualification

The field of Implantology does not require additional training or licensing so it is up to the patient to do their research to ensure the provider they chose has a long and proven consistent history of successful Zygomatic Implant placement. Because of the unique and specialized nature of Zygoma Implants, it is imperative for the long term success of the case that the surgeon have a long and proven consistent history of successful Zygomatic Implant placement and integration.

Zygomatic Dental Implants in Kelowna, BC

At Kelowna Implant Clinic, we are all about helping you rediscover the joy of a confident smile. If you have been facing challenges due to significant bone loss in your upper jaw or have been told that traditional implants aren’t an option for you, zygomatic dental implants can be a game-changer you have been looking for.

How Are Zygomatic Dental Implants Different From Traditional Dental Implants?

The key difference lies between the placement of implants. Traditional Implants require a certain amount of healthy bones for successful integration. However, zygomatic dental implants utilize the dense zygomatic bone, which is often unaffected by bone loss in the upper jaw. This innovative approach expands the possibilities for individuals who were previously deemed ineligible for dental implants due to bone loss issues.

Who is Eligible for Zygomatic Implants?

Zygomatic implants are particularly beneficial for patients who:

  1. Have Severe Bone Loss: If you've experienced extensive bone loss in your upper jaw, zygomatic implants offer a viable solution without the need for bone grafts.
  2. Suffer from Sinus Problems: Traditional implants in the upper jaw can sometimes interfere with the sinuses. Zygomatic implants, anchored in the cheekbone, avoid this issue.
  3. Seek a Faster Solution: Zygomatic implants can often be placed in a single surgical procedure, reducing treatment time compared to bone grafting and traditional implant approaches.

Our experienced team at Kelowna Implant Clinic will assess your dental health and bone structure to determine if zygomatic implants are the right choice for you.

Zygomatic Implant Procedure

The zygomatic implant procedure typically involves the following steps:

  1. Initial Consultation: We'll conduct a comprehensive examination, including digital imaging, to assess your oral health and bone structure.
  2. Treatment Planning: Based on the evaluation, our team will create a personalized treatment plan tailored to your specific needs.
  3. Implant Placement: During the surgical procedure, zygomatic implants are strategically placed in the zygomatic bone to ensure optimal stability and support.
  4. Healing and Integration: Over the following weeks, the implants will fuse with the surrounding bone, creating a strong foundation for your permanent prosthetic teeth.
  5. Prosthetic Attachment: Once the implants have integrated successfully, custom prosthetic teeth or a denture will be attached, restoring your smile and function.

Throughout the process, our team prioritizes your comfort and well-being, utilizing advanced techniques and sedation options to ensure a positive experience.

Zygomatic Implant Cost

The cost of zygomatic implants can vary depending on several factors, including the number of implants needed, additional procedures such as extractions or bone grafts, and the type of prosthetic restoration chosen. During your initial consultation, we'll provide a detailed breakdown of the anticipated costs and work with you to explore financing options and insurance coverage. Refer to our pricing table above to get a general idea.

Why Trust Zygomatic Implants at Kelowna Implant Clinic?

Discover the advantages:

  1. Expertise: Our seasoned team brings expertise in advanced dental solutions, including zygomatic implants, ensuring top-tier care.
  2. Patient-Centric Approach: Your comfort and satisfaction are paramount. Experience compassionate care tailored to your needs and preferences.
  3. Cutting-Edge Technology: We leverage state-of-the-art technology for precise diagnostics and treatment planning, guaranteeing optimal outcomes.
  4. Holistic Care: Beyond zygomatic implants, we offer a comprehensive range of dental services, ensuring all your oral health needs are met under one roof.

Post-operative Maintenance

After undergoing zygomatic dental implant surgery, proper post-operative maintenance plays a crucial role in ensuring the long-term success and health of your new smile. During the initial healing phase, which typically lasts a few weeks, it's essential to follow your dentist's instructions diligently. This may include adopting a soft diet to avoid putting excessive pressure on the implants, practicing good oral hygiene with gentle brushing and rinsing, and avoiding activities that could disrupt the healing process, such as smoking or heavy physical exertion.

As your implants integrate with your bone and the healing progresses, regular follow-up appointments will be scheduled to monitor your progress and adjust your care plan as needed. Your dental team will provide personalized guidance on how to care for your zygomatic implants effectively, ensuring that your beautiful smile remains healthy, functional, and radiant for years to come.

Call us right away!

If you're curious about zygomatic dental implants and ready to take the next step toward a confident smile, let's chat! Schedule your consultation with Kelowna Implant Clinic, a premier clinic located in Kelowna, BC.

 

Dr. Michael Webster
Benefits of zygomatic implants in patients with severe dental bone loss
The zygomatic implant has become the implant of choice for cases with a severely resorbed maxilla. Without this implant, many patients would otherwise require invasive grafting procedures to establish adequate bone volume for the placement of conventional implants. Zygomatic implants help avoid grafting and shorten treatment time, with significant post-operative improvements in function and esthetics.