Why Trust Only the Right Clinic with Specialized Doctors?
At Implantus Dental Clinic, we understand that each patient’s journey is unique. This is why we emphasize the significance of placing your trust in a clinic that not only offers advanced implantology solutions but also boasts specialized doctors with a deep understanding of the intricacies of the field.
Dr. Roland Zhuka, our clinic’s esteemed doctor, possesses over 25 years of experience and dedication to the art of implantology. His unparalleled expertise and commitment to patient satisfaction set Implantus apart as the premier destination for advanced implant procedures.
Advanced dental implants and traditional or “normal” dental implants share the same fundamental concept of replacing missing teeth with artificial tooth roots. However, there are key differences between the two in terms of techniques, materials, and the complexity of the procedures.
Technique and Placement:
Traditional Dental Implants: In traditional implantology, each missing tooth is typically replaced with a single implant. These implants are surgically placed into the jawbone at the location of the missing tooth. This is a well-established and widely practiced method.
Advanced Dental Implants: Advanced implantology often involves more complex techniques, such as All-on-4, All-on-6, or All-on-8 procedures. These methods use fewer implants (usually 4, 6, or 8) to support a full arch of teeth, which can be a more efficient and cost-effective solution when multiple teeth are missing.
Suitability for Different Cases
Traditional Dental Implants: Traditional implants are suitable for most patients with missing teeth, whether it’s a single tooth or multiple teeth. They are also used for cases with unique challenges.
Advanced Dental Implants: Advanced implant procedures, like All-on-4 or All-on-6, are often chosen for cases where patients have significant tooth loss or compromised bone density. These methods can provide a full set of teeth with fewer implants and are particularly beneficial for individuals who may not be ideal candidates for traditional implants.
Traditional Dental Implants: The surgical process for traditional implants can vary in complexity depending on the patient’s specific needs, but it is generally well-understood and performed by many implantologists.
Advanced Dental Implants: Procedures like All-on-4 and All-on-6 require specialized training and experience. They involve careful planning to maximize the use of available bone and may require additional techniques, such as bone grafting or sinus lifts, to ensure a stable foundation for the implants.
Traditional Dental Implants: The treatment timeline for traditional implants can extend over several months, involving multiple stages, including implant placement, healing, abutment placement, and crown attachment.
Advanced Dental Implants: Advanced implant procedures often offer a more expedited treatment timeline. In some cases, patients can receive a full set of teeth on the same day as implant placement, known as “immediate load” or “same-day teeth.”
Traditional Dental Implants: Traditional implants can be more cost-effective for replacing individual teeth. However, costs can vary widely based on the complexity of the case and the need for additional procedures.
Advanced Dental Implants: While the initial cost of advanced implant procedures may be higher due to the use of more implants, they can be more cost-effective when replacing a full arch of teeth compared to placing individual implants for each tooth.
Ultimately, the choice between traditional and advanced dental implants depends on the patient’s unique dental needs, bone health, and personal preferences. A consultation with a qualified implantologist can help determine the most appropriate treatment plan for each individual case.