A POST MEANT FOR MY DENTAL COLLEAGUES…

“DENTAL FACE LIFT” CARRIED OUT WITH BASAL IMPLANTS ON A SEVERE CLASS III MALE PATIENT

Presenting complaints of 48 yrs old male patient with prognathic mandible:
* Multiple missing teeth
* Severely compromised chewing efficiency and esthetics.

All existing teeth were extracted followed by full mouth rehab with Immediate Load Basal Implants (Simpladent & Ihde Dental, Switzerland). Patient’s Class III skeletal condition was considered while judiciously positioning implants in the upper and lower jaws.

A cross arch metal –acrylic bridgework was cemented within a period of 72 hrs of implantation providing the patient with fixed teeth & a good smile. We could offer an edge to edge anterior positioning of teeth improving esthetics considerably.

Patient is to report back after 1 year for permanent Zirconia prostheses.

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