Computer-guided implantology, a technique used successfully at Marano Dental Experience, allows the surgeon to plan the whole implantology treatment in advance. As a result, the outcome of the surgery is much more predictable and there is certainty that you will have fewer complications during the operation.
Of course, it is always the surgeons who have to tell the patient whether or not it is possible to use the computer-guided implantology: this is also why it is essential to rely on dentists with proven experience in the field of implant surgery.
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The advantages of computer-guided implantology
- The outcome of the operation is more predictable.
- There is no risk of complications during surgery.
- It allows you to insert dental implants even in hard-to-reach areas.
- It helps to correctly place the implants according to the prosthesis.
- The use of scalpels and stitches is zeroed or minimised and surgery is less invasive.
- Timing of the procedure and bleeding are reduced.
- Post-surgery is much easier to deal with, with less discomfort and pain.
How does computer-guided implant surgery work?
Computer-guided implantology offers the possibility to plan, thanks to the simulation, the insertion of a dental implant. It allows the surgeon to already have a virtual view of the area where the implant screw will be inserted, as well as information about its correct inclination and placement. The next step is the creation of a transparent resin surgical template, which is fixed on the patient’s dental arch during surgery and serves as a guide. Thanks to the template, the surgeon can place the dental implants in the planned position.
During the operation with the computer-guided implantology technique, the patient is given a simple local anaesthesia to numb the area to be treated. Then the surgeon makes incisions in the gum tissue to expose the underlying bone and small holes in the bone, to place the implants. At the end of this procedure the incisions are closed with stitches.
After surgery you may feel a little swelling and discomfort around the treated area, symptoms that disappear in a few days. Sometimes patients do not perceive anything in the post-operative period, but the reaction depends on the person. We recommend that you contact the Marano Dental Experience office for a check-up visit where you can talk to the clinic’s professionals about whether computer-guided implantology is the right option.
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