Guided implant surgery saves bone – leading to better outcomes
In the most recent edition of the JAOMS, a group of researchers look at the difference between the amount of bone that is removed during implant placement, in guided cases versus non-guided (traditional) cases. Findings: The use of fully guided implant surgery decreases the volume of bone that is removed during the drilling process, which leads to better primary stability of the implant…leading to a higehr chance of implants osseointegrating.
This is the reason why we encourage CBCT guided surgery for implant placement. Better outcomes for the patient.
Citation: J oral Maxillofacial surg 73:1723-1732, 2015
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