The Benefits That You Can Enjoy From A Computer Guided Implant Surgery
A computer guided surgery was developed originally for neurosurgery and is now used by a lot of dentists because of the number of benefits that they can get from it, it would help them achieve a safe and predictable placement of implants. There is still a few dentists that are using a computer guided surgery in dental implants even with all of its advantages.
The images from the CT scan of the cone beam of the patient is used by the computer guided surgery to accurately plan an implant treatment. You can plan a really accurate treatment procedure with the help of the computer guided surgery software because it will allow you to manipulate and see the images of the jawbone and the surrounding tissues of the patient. You will be able to see the vital structures, available bones, the root anatomy and the proximity of the adjacent teeth, and the thickness of the soft tissues with the images from the cone beam CT scan.
The benefits that you will get from a computer guided implant surgery.
The accurate and precise implant placement would be the main benefits that you can get from using a computer guided implant surgery. The chance to see the vital anatomical structures will let you preserve them better during a computer guided surgery. As compared to the usual surgical guides that can provide a more predictable outcome, these surgical methods are more trickier to use especially because there are not anatomical references. A more precise planning of the treatment will help prevent any unexpected problems and issues during the surgery. Most of the time the required time for the implant surgery can be greatly reduced which is one good benefit for the patient. But even with all of the great benefits from a computer guided implant surgery, why are there still a few clinicians or dentists that are using the technology?
When would be the best time to make use of a computer guided implant surgery?
There are a lot of situations that a computer guided implant surgery can be really useful. A computer guided implant surgery can be used as a treatment option if three or more implants that will be sequentially placed is required by a patient or when an implant placement is essential for a successful restoration. A computer guided implant surgery can also be used for patients who would need a significant change on their bony anatomy or for those people who are having issues with the volume or structure of their bone. You can greatly reduce the issues that are associated with the proximity of the adjacent teeth or existing implants with the use of a computer guided implant surgery. Both the patient and the dentist that will perform the treatment can really benefit from a computer guided implant surgery.