FOR ADVANCED BONE LOSS
The "Rescue" Procedure.
WHAT ARE ZYGOMATIC IMPLANTS?
Zygomatic implants are much longer than standard titanium implants. They are placed in the jawbone beyond the area’s of bone loss into the zygoma bone (cheekbone). They are generally placed in conjunction with other standard implants to create stability for the prosthesis. In the most extreme cases of severe bone loss, 2 zygoma implants may be placed.
IS YOUR PATIENT A CANDIDATE FOR ZYGOMATIC IMPLANTS?
Many patients are in need of dental implants but do not have sufficient bone, therefore needing extensive, costly grafting procedures. Zygomatic dental implants offer those patients an immediate solution. Zygomatic implants are much longer than traditional implants and they are anchored in the upper jawbone near the dense zygoma bone, which is near your cheekbone. Because of their location, no multiple surgeries or grafting procedures are needed. This also means that Zygomatic implant patients can avoid the average nine month waitto complete their treatment. And because they are supported in the zygoma bone, they allow patients with severe bone loss to have a fixed temporary prosthesis fitted immediately after surgery, which means, you will have teeth, as opposed to a removable denture, the day you have your implants placed.
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF ZYGOMATIC IMPLANTS?
They allow patients who otherwise would not be implant candidates to receive treatment to bring them back to form and function. And best of all, because zygomatic implants are placed directly in the zygoma bone and do not require grafting, the integration time is greatly reduced meaning that your case will be done significantly faster than with traditional implants or the All-on-4® system. Your patient will be back to full form, function and eating all the foods they love in no time!
WHY WE'RE THE EXPERTS ON ZYGOMA IMPLANT PLACEMENT
Dr. Paul Petrungaro is one of the few Dental Surgeons in the Chicagoland area to perform the Advanced Surgical Protocols for the placing of longer implants into the Zygoma Bones. He is recognized around the world as an expert in the field of Implantology as well as the treatment of failed or failing implants, and zygomatic implants.
This Advanced procedure should only be performed by those who have extensive oral surgical training backgrounds and experience performing these procedures. Dr. Paul Petrungaro has over 30 years of experience as a Periodontist with advanced training in Oral Surgery and Prosthetic dentistry.
He performs zygomatic implant procedures on a routine basis, many of which are revision cases due to a previous clinic's improper treatment planning. In his private practice, he's helping patients find a permanent solution to end their dental woes, so they can begin smiling again!