Smoking and Dental implants


1. WHAT IS PTERYGOID IMPLANT?Implants which placed from maxillary tuberosity to pterygoid bone. Other names: Pterygoid implants/ Tubero Pterygoid Implants/ Pterygo-maxillary Implants 2. WHY PTERYGOID IMPLANTS?1. Posterior maxilla Quality and Quantity: QUALITY: D4 Poor Trabecular Soft BoneQUANITY: Available bone is less. Crestal  Alveolar Bone Resorption from bottom + Sinus Pneumatization from the top 2. PRE […]

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Smoking and Dental Implants: TTPHIL IMPLANTOLOGY?

We often get questions from patients about their smoking habits and how it impacts their teeth. Also, some are concerned if smoking affects their ability to get dental implants. Question: I am a smoker for the past 25 years. Can I get Immediate Implants done with TTPHIL technique? Most of my patients who are smokers […]

Dental Implants, Dental Implants