Dental Implant Services
Making implants easier for our patients is our passion. Dr. Wollschlager has devoted himself to finding new and less invasive implant techniques.
For our patients, that means faster surgery (less time in the chair), faster recovery (less time away from your life), and faster restorations. We take full advantage of the latest technology, fully digitalizing our implant services, thereby ensuring utmost precision and accuracy.
Sinus Lift Augmentation
After the loss of upper back teeth, your sinuses may enlarge in size. Before new implants replace the lost teeth, a sinus lift augmentation or graft relocates the sinus cavity into its original position and replaces the bone that has been lost as a result of the enlarged sinus. This new bone graft typically takes nine to 12 months to heal before the dental implants can be placed into the grafted bone.
Autogenous Bone Grafting
Occasionally, ideal areas where dental implants are to be placed do not have sufficient bone quantity to predictably place the implants. In these cases, it is often necessary to “borrow” bone from another area of your mouth to graft into the deficient area. Often the area of choice is from the chin or back of the jaw where your wisdom teeth used to be.
Implant Site Development
When a tooth needs to be removed due to infection, it is not uncommon to have bone loss around the infected tooth. In these cases, various types of bone grafting can be done at the same time the tooth is removed to facilitate the placement of a dental implant at a later date.
Computer Enhanced Treatment Planning
We have special 3D software that allows us to evaluate your bone quality, bone quantity, and bone location for the best possible placement of your dental implants.
Dynamic Computer Guided Surgery
This provides precision and control in transferring 3-D treatment plans to the patient, allowing less invasive implant placement. This ensures faster recovery for our patients.
This exciting new technology allows us to place implants in a minimally invasive manner. The guided system is especially useful in treating the fully edentulous patient.
Restorative Driven Implants
When planning an implant surgery, the final restoration should determine the implant placement. This allows for the most aesthetic, secure, and long-lasting results possible.
Once your dental implant restoration is completed, it is crucial to keep the area clean and free of infection. Dental implants can accumulate plaque and tartar just as teeth can.
Whether you have just one tooth replaced by an implant or several, professional cleanings will be necessary to keep your implants healthy. The time interval for these professional cleanings will be determined by your individual needs.