Computer Based Dental Implant Planning & Guided Surgery
What is digital dentistry?
Digital dentistry uses technology in dental procedures. In our office, we use many types of technology. To learn more about our technology, read here.
What is computer based dental implant planning?
Interesting, computer based dental implant planning uses several types of technology.
2) computer software
3) digital images from each patient
Together, they work to help the doctors plan your dental implant surgery virtually. Interestingly, your dental implant placement is fully planned prior to your surgery date.
Why is using technology in dental implant placement better?
Most importantly, it allows for accurate and precise dental implant surgery. Additionally, it ensures greater dental implant success. To sum it up, technology takes the “guess work” out of placing your dental implant.
How long does it take to get a dental implant? Can digital dentistry make it faster?
In order to find out more about the time it takes to get a dental implant, read here. Also, digital technology CAN reduce surgery time. However, one of the best parts of digital planning is that patients can leave with a temporary tooth mounted on the dental implant. Interestingly, this happens at the time of surgery.
Are there any other benefits to computer based implant planning?
In matter of a fact, YES! Digital dentistry allows for minimally invasive surgery. Also, it results in less post-op pain. Under the best case situation, you may not even need stitches!