Smile More! The Power of Zygomatic Dental Implants

Zygomatic Implants

Replace all your teeth in a day! Suitable for patients with minimal bone in the upper jaw.
Prices from £

Smile More! The Power of Zygomatic Dental Implants

Zygomatic Implants

Replace all your teeth in a day! Suitable for patients with minimal bone in the upper jaw.
From £

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Zygomatic Implants
The facts

The facts about Zygomatic Implants

What are Zygomatic Dental Implants?

Zygomatic dental implants are an advanced type of dental implant specifically designed for patients with significant bone loss in the upper jaw. Unlike traditional dental implants, which are anchored into the jawbone, zygomatic implants are anchored into the zygomatic bone (cheekbone). This approach provides a stable and secure foundation for dental restorations without the need for extensive bone grafting procedures.

Key Features of Zygomatic Dental Implants

Anchored in the Zygomatic Bone

Cheekbone Support: Zygomatic implants are longer than traditional implants and are anchored into the zygomatic bone, a dense and strong bone structure.

Alternative to Bone Grafting: This placement bypasses the need for bone grafting, making it a viable option for patients with severe upper jawbone resorption.

Suitable for Severe Bone Loss

Ideal for Atrophic Maxilla: Zygomatic implants are specifically designed for patients with atrophic maxilla, where conventional implants are not feasible due to insufficient bone.

Immediate Functionality: Often, zygomatic implants can be loaded with a temporary prosthesis on the same day of surgery, providing immediate improvement in function and appearance.

Zygomatic Dental Implant Benefits

Zygomatic dental implants offer a range of advantages, particularly for patients with significant bone loss in the upper jaw. Here are the key benefits:

Avoids the Need for Bone Grafting

Eliminates Bone Grafting: Traditional dental implants often require bone grafting when there is insufficient bone in the jaw. Zygomatic implants are anchored in the cheekbone, which eliminates the need for this additional procedure.

Shorter Treatment Time: By bypassing the bone grafting process, the overall treatment timeline is significantly reduced, allowing patients to achieve full dental restoration more quickly.

Suitable for Severe Bone Loss

Ideal for Atrophic Maxilla: Patients with severe bone loss in the upper jaw (atrophic maxilla) often find conventional implants challenging. Zygomatic implants provide a viable solution for these patients, offering stability and support where traditional implants cannot.

Reliable Option: For those who have been told they are not candidates for standard implants due to extensive bone loss, zygomatic implants offer a dependable alternative.

Enhanced Stability and Support

Strong Foundation: The zygomatic bone is denser and provides a robust anchor for the implants, ensuring long-term stability and durability.

Increased Support for Prosthetics: The solid anchorage in the zygomatic bone allows for better support of dental prosthetics, resulting in improved functionality and comfort.

Immediate Load Capability

Immediate Functionality: In many cases, zygomatic implants can be loaded with a temporary prosthesis on the same day as the surgery. This immediate load capability means that patients can leave the dental office with a functional and aesthetically pleasing set of teeth.

Quick Aesthetic Improvement: The ability to provide a temporary prosthesis immediately enhances the patient's appearance and confidence right after the surgery.

Improved Quality of Life

Enhanced Aesthetics: Zygomatic implants support natural-looking dental restorations that blend seamlessly with existing teeth, improving the overall appearance.

Improved Functionality: Patients can enjoy better chewing efficiency and clearer speech, as the implants provide a stable base for dental prosthetics.

Increased Confidence: The stability and natural look of the implants can significantly boost a patient's confidence and quality of life, allowing them to smile, speak, and eat without concern.

Long-Lasting Solution

Durable and Reliable: Made from high-quality materials, zygomatic implants are designed to last many years with proper care, making them a cost-effective long-term solution.

Low Maintenance: These implants require less maintenance compared to traditional dentures, which need regular adjustments and replacements.

Zygomatic Dental Implant Treatment Process

The process of having Zygomatic dental implant treatment involves several stages, initial consultation, treatment planning, implant placement surgery, osseointegration and restoration. Here’s a step by step overview of the Zygomatic dental implant treatment process:

Initial Consultation and Assessment

Comprehensive Evaluation: Your dentist or oral surgeon will perform a detailed examination, including imaging studies, to determine if zygomatic implants are the right option for you.

Personalised Treatment Plan: A customised treatment plan will be developed based on your specific dental needs and goals.

Implant Placement Surgery

Surgical Procedure: Zygomatic implants are placed under local anesthesia or sedation. The procedure involves anchoring the implants into the zygomatic bone through the upper jaw.

Temporary Prosthesis: In many cases, a temporary prosthesis can be attached to the implants immediately, providing instant functional and aesthetic benefits.

Healing and Final Restoration

Healing Period: While the implants integrate with the bone (a process known as osseointegration), you will wear the temporary prosthesis. This period typically lasts several months.

Final Prosthesis: Once healing is complete, the final custom-made prosthesis will be attached, offering a permanent and natural-looking dental restoration.

Zygomatic dental implants are a groundbreaking solution for patients with severe upper jawbone loss. By anchoring into the cheekbone, these implants provide a stable, durable, and immediate alternative to traditional dental implants, without the need for bone grafting. If you have been told you are not a candidate for conventional implants, zygomatic implants may be the ideal solution to restore your smile and improve your quality of life.

Typical procedures

There are two main procedures associated with Inman aligner treatment which allow us to be able to give you the beautiful smile that you deserve. One of them is the use of attachment technology and the other is known as IPR. More details of each are given below:

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Suzanna had a complex, dental implant procedure with a UK dentist in 2019. Sadly, her experience was traumatic and the result she was promised fell dramatically short of her expectations. She decided to visit Zental Dental Barnet in London and met with the highly skilled and dedicated team of Dr Ihsaan Al-Hadad. Suzanna shares her brave story and explains why she continues to Trust in Calm with Zental.

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Suzanna had a complex, dental implant procedure with a UK dentist in 2019. Sadly, her experience was traumatic and the result she was promised fell dramatically short of her expectations. She decided to visit Zental Dental Barnet in London and met with the highly skilled and dedicated team of Dr Ihsaan Al-Hadad. Suzanna shares her brave story and explains why she continues to Trust in Calm with Zental.

Suzanna's Story
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Suzanna had a complex, dental implant procedure with a UK dentist in 2019. Sadly, her experience was traumatic and the result she was promised fell dramatically short of her expectations. She decided to visit Zental Dental Barnet in London and met with the highly skilled and dedicated team of Dr Ihsaan Al-Hadad. Suzanna shares her brave story and explains why she continues to Trust in Calm with Zental.

Suzanna had a complex, dental implant procedure with a UK dentist in 2019. Sadly, her experience was traumatic and the result she was promised fell dramatically short of her expectations. She decided to visit Zental Dental Barnet in London and met with the highly skilled and dedicated team of Dr Ihsaan Al-Hadad. Suzanna shares her brave story and explains why she continues to Trust in Calm with Zental.

Suzanna's Story

Marianne had a bad experience with her dentist at a young age. Sadly, this altered her relationship with the dentist during adulthood. She decided to visit Zental in Cricklewood, London and undergo comprehensive treatment. Marianne shares her brave story and explains why she chose Zental.

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Marianne had a bad experience with her dentist at a young age. Sadly, this altered her relationship with the dentist during adulthood. She decided to visit Zental in Cricklewood, London and undergo comprehensive treatment. Marianne shares her brave story and explains why she chose Zental.

Marianne's Story
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Marianne had a bad experience with her dentist at a young age. Sadly, this altered her relationship with the dentist during adulthood. She decided to visit Zental in Cricklewood, London and undergo comprehensive treatment. Marianne shares her brave story and explains why she chose Zental.

Marianne had a bad experience with her dentist at a young age. Sadly, this altered her relationship with the dentist during adulthood. She decided to visit Zental in Cricklewood, London and undergo comprehensive treatment. Marianne shares her brave story and explains why she chose Zental.

Marianne's Story

Abdul Hakim had a difficult experience with the dentist at a young age which altered his confidence and wellbeing in adulthood. As a consequence, he became fearful of visiting the dentist. He eventually found the courage to visit Zental when his oral health deteriorated. Abdul Hakim  embarked on "All on 4" - 'Teeth in a Day treatment'.  Abdul Hakim shares his brave story and explains why he continues to Trust in Calm with Zental.

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Abdul Hakim had a difficult experience with the dentist at a young age which altered his confidence and wellbeing in adulthood. As a consequence, he became fearful of visiting the dentist. He eventually found the courage to visit Zental when his oral health deteriorated. Abdul Hakim  embarked on "All on 4" - 'Teeth in a Day treatment'.  Abdul Hakim shares his brave story and explains why he continues to Trust in Calm with Zental.

Abdel Hakim's Story
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Abdul Hakim had a difficult experience with the dentist at a young age which altered his confidence and wellbeing in adulthood. As a consequence, he became fearful of visiting the dentist. He eventually found the courage to visit Zental when his oral health deteriorated. Abdul Hakim  embarked on "All on 4" - 'Teeth in a Day treatment'.  Abdul Hakim shares his brave story and explains why he continues to Trust in Calm with Zental.

Abdul Hakim had a difficult experience with the dentist at a young age which altered his confidence and wellbeing in adulthood. As a consequence, he became fearful of visiting the dentist. He eventually found the courage to visit Zental when his oral health deteriorated. Abdul Hakim  embarked on "All on 4" - 'Teeth in a Day treatment'.  Abdul Hakim shares his brave story and explains why he continues to Trust in Calm with Zental.

Abdel Hakim's Story

Meet the experts who will treat you

Mr Ihsaan Al-Hadad
Chief Clinical Officer
MBBS, BDS, MRCS (Eng), MFDS RCS (Eng)
Dr Mohamed Kassam
Implant Surgeon, Sedationist
BDS (Hons), MJDFRCS (2012), PG Dip Con Sed (Lon), PG Cert Ortho (Lon)
Dr Sunil Mangla
Implant Surgeon, Sedationist
BDS, PG Cert Sed(Lon), PG Dip Oral Surg RCS(Eng) MSc Dental Implants
Dr. Beena Assani
Implant Surgeon
BDS (Hons), MJDF RCS(Eng)
Dr Abdul Rehman Rashid
Implants, Oral surgery, Orthodontics
BDS PgCert (Implantology)
Dr. Pramit Patel
General Dentist & Implant Surgeon
BDS, PgCert (Implantology)

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