The zygomatic implant is an implant technique applied only to the cheekbones.
[The surface of the zygomatic implants are specially shaped to ensure that they attach to the cheekbone.]
Frequently Asked Questions About Zygomatic Implant
Who can have the zygomatic implant procedure?
It is applied to people who have advanced bone resorption in the upper jaw and cannot be treated with bone powder. This is common in people who have been using removable prostheses for years. It is possible to apply a zygomatic implant in case of bone deficiency in the upper jaw caused by accident and disease.
[The length of standard implants ranges from 8 to 12 mm, while the length of zygomatic implants is between 30 and 50 mm.]
How Is the Zygomatic Implant Applied?
Since zygomatic implant requires advanced surgical competence, it can only be performed by dentists who are oral, dental, and maxillofacial surgeons.
The zygomatic implant procedure is performed under general anesthesia. The procedure takes an average of 2 hours. Temporary prostheses can be placed on the same day or the next day after the zygomatic implant surgery, and the person can return to his daily life. Permanent prostheses can be placed after 3 to 6 months.
What are the Advantages of Zygomatic Implant?
✓ It enables people who do not have an upper jawbone to have implants.
✓ In case of bone deficiency, bone powder treatment is not necessary.
✓ Thanks to the strong structure of the cheekbones, it enables everyone to have implants.
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