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Full Arch Immediate Loading Using Pterygoid Implants - Part 1 of 2

Description:
Non-grafting alternatives for the rehabilitation of the Atrophic Maxilla is a growing arena in our implant patient population. The Intermaxillary Surgical Protocol for Zygomatic Implants and its modification to Extramaxillary techniques has been a huge advantage in the treatment of these advanced maxillary atrophy patient cases. Anatomical and X-Ray interpretation connected with the placement of Zygomatic Implants will be reviewed in great detail. Patient selection and Treatment Planning as well as Pre-Operation Patient’s Medical Condition Assessment etc. is the foundational knowledge required for treatment of these individuals. The surgical procedure and prosthetic rehabilitation aspects as well as impressions and the laboratory work will also be further highlighted.

Date Added:
1/20/2022

Author(s):

Dan Holtzclaw, DDS, MS Dan Holtzclaw, DDS, MS

Dr. Holtzclaw received his dental degree (Cum Laude) from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. During a subsequent 12 year ...
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Questions & Comments
Kastytis Zymantas - (4/8/2022 9:25 PM)

Absolutely great information. So concise and full of pearls. Thanks

Rod VanSurksum - (3/31/2022 8:50 AM)

Some follow on information on the patient with the touching implants, subsequent facial fistula, and repair with fracture plates... which did not solve the patient's underlying problem which was an infection. The patient was referred to my office for treatment. We took the patient to the OR where we achieved excellent exposure of the implants, and I was able to remove the superior 1/3 of each implant. I sectioned the implants with a diamond wheel, then left the remaining coronal 2/3 attached to her prosthesis. Only the upper 1/3 of the implants were infected, and the lower 2/3 were healthy and integrated in bone. Needless to say, the patient was very happy she didn't loose her prosthesis!

Rod VanSurksum - (3/31/2022 8:50 AM)

Some follow on information on the patient with the touching implants, subsequent facial fistula, and repair with fracture plates... which did not solve the patient's underlying problem which was an infection. The patient was referred to my office for treatment. We took the patient to the OR where we achieved excellent exposure of the implants, and I was able to remove the superior 1/3 of each implant. I sectioned the implants with a diamond wheel, then left the remaining coronal 2/3 attached to her prosthesis. Only the upper 1/3 of the implants were infected, and the lower 2/3 were healthy and integrated in bone. Needless to say, the patient was very happy she didn't loose her prosthesis!

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