Maxilla may become ATROPHIC (the meaning of the word atrophic means SHRINKAGE OF BONE IN QUANTITY AND QUALITY)
Loss of jaw bone volume happens due to the following reasons
1.Untreated periodontal disease
2.Not replacing the teeth immediately after tooth loss
3.Trauma to jaw and alveolar bone and teeth
4.Long term use of removable dentures
5.Wearing removable dentures overnight
6.General nutitional and vitamin deficiency
7.General osteoporosis affecting the jaws
Management options of atrophic maxilla
1.Bone augmentation option
Artificial or patients own bone taken from hip may be used to augment the jaw bone before implants.
But this option is with extra surgical steps and extra cost with extra complication and long duration of treatment
This zygoma implants are a way to avoid bone augmentation procedure.but they need major surgcial procedures under general anesthesia..with higher risk and cost
3.Basal implants ..they are a gift to patients with atrophic maxilla as they help to avoid bone augmentation with simpler and safer surgical technique under local anethesi.
Even patients with ATROPHIC JAWS can be REHABILITATED with BASAL IMPLANTS WITHOUT BONE GRAFTS.
This is a boon to millions of patients around the world and this technique of FULL JAW REAHBILITATION WITH BASAL IMPLANTS helps to GET FIXED TEETH IN 3 DAYS without bone grafting surgical procedures..
This patient with severe atrophic maxilla due to long term use of dentures even during sleep time.
OPG AFTER IMPLANTS PLACED
BEFORE TRETEMTN SHOWING SEVERE BONE RESORPTION IN DISTAL MAXILLA
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