Revolutionizing Dental Implants With Photogrammetry: A Game-Changer for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

In oral and maxillofacial surgery, technological advancements redefine what’s possible. Among these innovations, photogrammetry is a transformative tool, particularly in dental implant surgery. This cutting-edge technique harnesses the power of photography and computer algorithms to revolutionize the planning and execution of dental implant procedures, offering unparalleled precision and efficiency. What Is Photogrammetry? Photogrammetry is a sophisticated imaging technology that captures multiple high-resolution photographs of an object or environment from various angles. These images are then processed using specialized software to[…] Read More

What Is the Success Rate of Dental Implants?

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Dental implants may be an option if you have missing or damaged teeth. Implants are tooth roots usually made of titanium that provide a strong foundation for replacement teeth. While many factors affect the success rate of dental implants, it is generally between 85 and 95 percent, depending on the patient’s age. Dental implants can replace one or more missing teeth, support a bridge, or replace all the teeth if needed. Unlike dentures, the new teeth are fixed into the[…] Read More

What Are Zirconium Bridges?

Zirconium bridges are used in dental implant surgery to replace multiple teeth or an entire arch of teeth with new teeth made of zirconia. Zirconia is a ceramic material that is stronger and harder than traditional porcelain or acrylic teeth. That means no worrying about fractures while you enjoy foods like apples or steak that denture wearers shy away from. A part of the titanium family, zirconia looks and feels like natural teeth. It does not stain and can be[…] Read More

Innovations of Dental Implants in 2024

The first modern dental implants were introduced in 1965 and have been used in North America since the 1980s. Dental implants are a way to replace damaged natural teeth with prosthetic ones, but unlike dentures, which sit on top of the gums, a replacement tooth root is placed into the bone, providing a place to secure the new tooth. There have been plenty of innovations in dental implant surgery over the last four decades, and in 2024, the latest technologies[…] Read More

Experience Better Dental Implants With X-Nav Technology

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Dental implants are a popular, durable, and permanent solution for patients with broken or missing teeth. The only real drawback of dental implants is the traditionally lengthy and invasive placement procedure. However, new state-of-the-art technology is now available at Lanzi Burke Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons to significantly improve freehand implant surgery. The X-Nav Dynamic Guided Navigation is an interactive, computer-guided system that provides us with real-time 3D navigation for better visualization, enhanced control, and precise and accurate placement in a less invasive and[…] Read More

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