In this case, the patient did not have any teeth. Full set replacement with a permanent fixed bridges allows the patient to eat a normal diet and smile with confidence.
- The dentures were fitted loosely over the gums.
- Dental implants were placed using Nobel computer-guided surgery
- The gums are closed with dissolvable sutures and comfort caps were placed whilst the new teeth are fabricated.
- An impression of the teeth implants was taken.
- Lower replacement bridge was fabricated using high-impact acrylic.
- The permanent lower replacement bridge was installed.
- Alveolectomy and bone grafting were performed in the upper jaw. During the six month healing process, the patient continued to wear the upper denture.
- After the grafts had healed, six dental implants were placed using Nobel computer-guided keyhole surgery. Comfort caps were placed whilst the bridges were being fabricated.
Note: There are no stitches with this keyhole surgical method.
- The next day, the teeth were set in wax and tried over the dental implants to assess function, aesthetics, comfort and speech. After all parameters are met, it was sent for fabrication.
- The upper replacement bridge was fabricated using high-impact acrylic.
All teeth implants procedures undertaken at CAID are tailored to suit patient needs. For more information or to discuss your options, call (03) 8845 5400 or contact us online today to book a consultation.