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Zygomatic Implants Gives Hope To
Patients With Extremely Low Upper Jaw Bone

Zygomatic Implants

Severe dental bone loss can be a significant obstacle for patients seeking dental implants. Traditional implants require a certain amount of bone density to be successful, and bone grafting may be necessary to achieve the desired results.

However, zygomatic implants have emerged as a revolutionary solution for patients with severe dental bone loss. This upper jaw bone loss could be due to trauma, congenial defect (since birth), fungal infection like mucormycosis.


In this article, we will explore the benefits of zygomatic implants and why they are an excellent option for those who may not be candidates for traditional implants.

What Are Zygomatic Implants

Zygomatic implants, are also known as zygoma implants, is a type of dental implant that uses the zygomatic bone instead of the maxilla (upper jawbone - used for traditional implants) for support.

The zygomatic bone is located in the cheekbone area and provides a stronger foundation for dental implants. This technique has been used for over two decades and has a high success rate, making it a popular alternative for those who are not candidates for traditional implants.

When are Zigomatic Implants Needed?

Zygomatic implants are typically recommended when patients have severe bone loss in the upper jaw and are not suitable candidates for conventional dental implants. 

Patients who may benefit from zygoma implants include those who have been told they are not candidates for traditional dental implants, and those who have experienced significant trauma or injury to the face or jaw.

Post zygomatic implants placement, patients can get any type of teeth like implant supported bridge or all on 4 Implants. 

What Are Benefits of Zygomatic Implants

Teeth Even in Extreme Bone Loss

Most significant advantage of zygomatic implants is that they are a viable option for patients with severe dental bone loss, where traditional implants may not be possible.

No Need for Bone Grafting

Since Zygomatic implants use the zygomatic bone (cheek bone) instead of the jaw bone for support, there is no need for bone grafting, which is often necessary for traditional implants.

No Sinus Lift Needed

Zygomatic implants no sinus lift is needed. This is because the zygomatic bone is located above the maxillary sinus and provides sufficient anchorage for the implant, even in cases where there has been significant bone loss in the upper jaw.

Higher Success Rates

Research has shown that zygomatic implants have high success rates, with one study reporting a success rate of 97.5% over a 10-year follow-up period. Zygomatic implants are not a fall back option but a complete solution.

Can be Combined With Regular Implants

Most zygomatic implants treatment make use of flexibility that comes with conventional implants, simply because they both can be used in conjuction. 

Faster Teeth

Zygomatic implants provide immediate results, as the teeth can be attached on the same day as the implant surgery(theoretically). As there is no need to wait for osseo-integration (integration of implant with bone). 

Zygomatic Implants Cost

Nobel Biocare Zygoma Implants

The cost of zygomatic implant surgery can vary widely depending on the factors such as

1.  Number of zygomatic implants & other types of implants needed

2. Type of final needed or possible, requirement of bone graft if conventional implants are also being done. 

3. Dentist's experience and qualifications.

In Gurgaon, India, Zygomatic Implants cost is around INR 80000.

For a comprehenive cost caluclation for your case, patient should consult the implantologist at Center for Dental Implants & Esthetics. It will help if the patient has an Xray's or OPG or a CBCT during the consultation. 

Usually for  Zygomatic surgery cost in India can be between Rs 450000 - Rs 600000 this range is because each case is different and amount of effort and material cost varies.

Brands of Zygomatic Implants

1. Nobel Biocare Zygoma

2. Noris Dental

3. Straumann Zygomatic Implants

People Also Ask For

Are Zygomatic Implants good solution, when bone is low?

Yes, zygomatic implants are a great solution, because when bone is low conventional implants can not be used, giving teeth becomes difficult. Best part is they can be combined with conventional implants for an optimal solution.

Are zygomatic Implants more painful?

No, they are not more painful than conventional implants, although surgery may be extensive than conventional implants, which leads to slightly longer recovery.

Can zygomatic implants be removed?

Yes they can be removed.

What is the failure/succes rate of zygomatic implants?

The cumulative success rate of zygomatic implants for the treatment of severe maxillary atrophy was 98.5% at less than 1 year, 97.5% between 1 and 3 years, 96.8% between 3 and 5 years and 96.1% after more than 5 years

What are the side effects of zygomatic implants?

some patients may suffer from sinusitis which can be attributed to the zygoma implants but such incidents are rare.

What size is zygomatic implant?

Zygomatic implants are longer than conventional implants they can between 30 – 60 mm.
Nobel Biocare Zygoma : The implants range from 30 mm to 52.5 mm in length and are available with either a machined or a TiUnite surface.

Are zygomatic implants more expensive?

If you need zygomatic implants you can expect the costs to be slightly higher. Zygomatic implants are a little longer than regular implants, and they require a lot more skill and training to place. They are designed for patients with significant bone and gum loss

It's important to consult with your dentist to determine the best solution for your individual needs and goals.

They will take into account your specific dental history, oral health, and cosmetic concerns to create a personalized treatment plan that is tailored to your needs.

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