A new surgical and technical approach in zygomatic implantology

F. Grecchi, A. E. Bianchi, S. Siervo, E. Grecchi, D. Lauritano, Francesco Carinci

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Abstract

Purpose. Different surgical approaches for zygomatic implantology using new designed implants are reported. Material and methods. The surgical technique is described and two cases reported. The zygomatic fixture has a complete extrasinus path in order to preserve the sinus membrane and to avoid any post-surgical sinus sequelae. Results. The surgical procedure allows an optimal position of the implant and consequently an ideal emergence of the fixture on the alveolar crest. Conclusion. The surgical procedures and the zygomatic implant design reduce remarkably the serious post-operative sequelae due to the intrasinus path of the zygomatic fixtures.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)197-208
Number of pages12
JournalORAL and Implantology
Volume10
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 1 2017

Keywords

  • Atrophic maxilla
  • Immediate loading
  • Zygomatic implantology

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dentistry(all)

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