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Treatment guidelines

Pterygoid implants

Key points

  • Pterygoid implant insertion is an alternative to avoid sinus-lifting or other grafting procedures to treat the posterior maxilla
  • Pterygoid implant are especially used in partial edentulism in order to avoid distal cantilevers
  • The placement of a pterygoid implant requires surgical experience
  • Pterygoid implants have high success rates, similar bone loss levels to those of conventional implants, minimal complications and a good patient acceptance

Clinical topics

Posterior implants
Implants in compromised sites
Success & failure

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Pterygoid ISRAEL system

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Using the Pterygoid system Can the implants  all be completed on the initial surgery  or must a waiting period of 6 months before the crowns are placed
Anonymous
30.12.2018 | 19:39

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in the pterygoid implant we usually get the condition for the immediately loading