Using computer-guided surgery for partial guidance of zygoma implants.

@article{Balshi2012UsingCS,
  title={Using computer-guided surgery for partial guidance of zygoma implants.},
  author={Thomas J. Balshi and Glenn J. Wolfinger and Stephen F Balshi},
  journal={Compendium of continuing education in dentistry},
  year={2012},
  volume={33 9},
  pages={682-4, 686, 688-9}
}
Patients with advanced atrophy of the maxilla benefit greatly from the use of dental implants. In the past, protocols recommended highly invasive bone grafting, which required months of maturation before implant placement. Over the past decade, zygoma implants have been used as an alternative procedure. While computer-guided surgery provides a great benefit, its use for complete placement of zygoma implants is not yet predictable. The following protocol provides a way to facilitate the… CONTINUE READING