What is the main difference between zygomatic implants and conventional dental implants?
The main difference lies in the location where they are placed. While conventional implants are placed directly into the maxillary bone, zygomatic implants are placed in the zygomatic bone, which is located on top of the cheekbone.
Does the placement of zygomatic implants hurt?
The placement of zygomatic implants is a surgical procedure, so some discomfort may be felt after the surgery. However, local anesthesia and conscious sedation are used to minimize pain during the procedure.
How long does the entire process of zygomatic implants take?
The complete process of zygomatic implants can take 6 to 12 months, depending on the complexity of each case. The exact time will depend on various factors such as the patient's overall health and the amount of bone available in the implant area.