We can avail ourselves of the most modern and professional equipment in our practice for the implantology procedures. This means our patients are treated under ideal conditions and with cutting-edge technology. In the following, we would like to show you a selection of the equipment in use. We would also be happy to explain any of the methods used in the operations during a consultation.
Virtual Implant Planning
Whether an implant achieves the wished for success depends on the exact diagnosis, the planning and the preparation. Digital implant planning allows accurate three-dimensional imaging of the individual tooth and jaw setting.
An overview of the procedure A special computer programme transforms the DVT (Digital Volume Tomograph) images into a three-dimensional picture, with the help of which the length, diameter, inclination and optimal positioning of the implants can be planned. After this, a model of the jaw is constructed using this data. This model serves on the one hand in the manufacture of the drilling template used in the operation and on the other hand in the manufacture of the denture, which is fixed in place directly after the operation.
- The planning takes place usually without the presence of the patient
- The results of the procedure lead to a quicker and gentler implantation
Even if the bone has already deteriorated, safe implantations in our practice are still possible due to bone regeneration measures, or to the use of bone replacement material.
An overview of the procedure The template produced according to the virtual implant planning data is used during the operation to ascertain the exact position of the implants. After the insertion of the implants, the prefabricated denture can be fixed in place immediately in many cases. The patient leaves the practice with a fixed denture. Following the healing phase, the new lifelong teeth can be fixed in position.
- Increasedsafety through three-dimensional imaging and planning
- The short operation time is kinder on the patient
- The immediate setting of the fixed denture means the great results can be seen immediately
Piezo surgery makes controlled three-dimensional ultrasound oscillations possible, with which bone can be treated in a more careful way than was previously the case. Typical fields of application range from bone modelling to implantology.
- The surrounding tissue, e.g. gums or nerves are not touched
- The healing process is stimulated
- Swelling is kept to a minimum
The dental laser offers an innovative treatment method in oral surgery. It can replace conventional methods or can support such treatment. Depending on its characteristics, the laser works in different ways: long pulses produce warmth, whereas short pulses work in a mechanical way.
- Gingivitis (gum treatment) – through the safe removal of bacteria from the gum, the use of antibiotics can often be dispensed with
- Treatment of hypersensitive tooth necks – the sealing of the tooth necks by laser reduces pain
- Dental surgery – small surgical operations can be carried out without stitches
- The treatment of herpes or aphthae (mouth ulcers) through laser leads to quicker pain relief
Digital X-ray is one of today’s most important components in modern dentistry. In contrast to conventional X-ray technology with a classic X-ray film, digital X-ray uses a data film.
- Less exposure to radiation as in previous X-ray photos
- Digital X-rays provide pictures in a much higher quality
- Digital X-rays are easy to take with you
- This technology is better for the environment, as the use of chemicals to develop the films is rendered unnecessary
The Digital Volume Tomograph
This device makes it possible to see bone structure, teeth and even nerves in the jaw in a 3D image. This means that your treatment can planned in the most efficient way.