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Pterygoid Implants Treatment in Mumbai

Today’s world is all about pictures. Selfies, professional photoshoots and even candid shots are a norm. You are hardly likely to meet anyone who does not have a phone full of photo of their favourite people. And the first thing that gets talking about or is noticed in the photos is the smile. Shining and orderly teeth showcase a happy smile and life.

Over the last few decades smile makeover and reconstruction have become an integral part of cosmetic dentistry in Mumbai.  Top dental surgeons and orthodontists in Mumbai use these latest technologies to replace the missing or damaged teeth and cover other deformities and imperfections of the smile.  However there is no one procedure that fits all. It is not always possible to replace the missing or damaged teeth by one method because several factors affect tooth replacement. One such prominent factor that hinders the treatment of edentulous jaw and that is the inability of jawbones to hold the implant successfully. In such cases top dentist in Mumbai use pterygoid implants to restore teeth in the pterygoid area.

What are Pterygoid Implants?

Pterygoid implant technique in Mumbai is the latest and most advanced implant procedure used by best dental surgeons around the world.  These types of implants are used on patients who cannot benefit from the traditional single or multiple implant procedures.

Conventional implants need a stable jaw bone structure that is strong to support and anchor the implants however in cases where the bone is not present or not strong enough to hold the implants then pterygoid implants are used by best dental surgeon in Mumbai to carry out a similar compatible implantation procedure.

Pterygoid implants in Mumbai are used for the rehabilitation of atrophic posterior maxilla. It is full arch rehabilitation with immediate loading of maxillary jaw. For the atrophic maxilla a 4 implant strategy is used, in which 2 anterior implants are conventional implants and 2 posterior implants are pterygoid implants are placed and it seems a valid solution for the situation.

The conventional implants are   placed in jawbone but in case of pterygoid implant this procedure is carried out at a different site like the cheekbone. Such areas are chosen for the reason that they have more strength compare to the jaw bone and can anchor the dental implants better.  The common site for placement of pterygoid implant in Mumbai is to place them into the bone of pterygoid. They also differ from the traditional implant in terms of length and strength.

Who can benefit from Pterygoid implants?

Pterygoid implant treatment in Mumbai is used in special cases. It will be decided by the dental expert or maxillofacial surgeon after the evaluation of your maxillary bone. These dental implants may be the right choice for you, if:

  • You have missing upper tooth or teeth.
  • Your bone and tissue structure are not strong enough to support the conventional dental implant procedure.
  • Your jawbone is not strong enough to support or anchor the traditional implant devices.
  • If you are looking for one-sitting or immediate implant procedure and don’t want to opt for invasive procedures.
  • You have damaged or atrophic maxillary bone.

What are the Advantages of the Pterygoid implants?

Pterygoid implants in Mumbai are especially beneficial for those who have bone loss in maxillary jaw. They are preferred by top maxillofacial surgeons in Mumbai because of the following benefits:

  • The present as an alternative to bone grafting: the pterygoid implant treatment in Mumbai is recommended the top dentists, as they are the good alternative for conventional grafting procedures. These bone grafting procedures are little invasive, while the pterygoid implants less invasive and relatively painless procedure. Grafting procedure is sometimes not be possible due to weak maxillary bones.
  • Immediately loaded or quick procedure: Pterygoid implant procedures in Mumbai are faster and requires lesser number of sittings.
  • Heal faster: Pterygoid implants heal faster than sinus lift or bone grafting procedures and this means that you can go about enjoying your normal food and a lovely smile sooner than you thought.
  • Improved facial aesthetics: pterygoid implant procedures in Mumbai right the facial aesthetics by lending support to the muscles and tissues and preventing the skin from sagging.

How does the Pterygoid Implantation Procedure work at The Esthetics Clinics?

Pterygoid implantation procedure in Mumbai at The Esthetic Clinics is done using high quality equipment. We use a highly systemized and standardized procedure developed by our top dental surgeons to perform this intricate procedure with great expertise. Pterygoid implant treatment has over 90% success rate. The procedure contains following basic steps:

  • Expert consultation: As with every other cosmetic dentistry procedure the consultation with the top dental surgeons in Mumbai is the first step to getting your teeth back. This is the step in which you will learn all about the steps of the procedure and the dentist will do a 3D image scanning of your mouth to better understand the bone and tissue structure. Once all is done to satisfaction. It is time to move on to the next step.
  • Pterygoid implant placement: This step varies from individual to individual. The implants are placed into the pterygoid plates through the maxillary tuberosity. Depending on the oral conditions this step can take up to few hours to complete. This is all done in a single sitting. Pterygoid implant procedure in Mumbai is done to improve the stability of the entire tooth support system. This way these implants last for a long time without causing the need of repeat treatments.

Getting ready for Pterygoid Implantation

Your dentist will brief you in detail for pterygoid implantation procedure in Mumbai. If you have any underlying conditions then you must inform your dentist. Also, before going in for the procedure:

  • Clarify your all the doubts or questions related to pterygoid implantation with top dentists in Mumbai
  • Keep your dentist informed about the medical or dental history or medications. Certain medication will cause adverse reactions.
  • Avoid smoking as a part of pterygoid implantation procedure preparation.
  • Have a healthy diet for speedy recovery.

Post Pterygoid Implant Procedure

Pterygoid implant procedure in Mumbai is a slightly invasive procedure and involves manipulation of gums and tissues to make space for the implant and therefore you will have to take some post-operative care to ensure that the implants fuse without infections and discomfort.  Post pterygoid implant procedure in Mumbai takes care of the following things to ensure a speedy recovery:

  • Oral hygiene care: proper brushing and flossing will maintain the quality of pterygoid implantation. Harsh brushing can cause bleeding in gums and result in pain. Switch to a soft bristle tooth and use the recommended mouthwash only.
  • Before using the new oral product always consult your dentist.
  • It is quite normal to have swelling or inflammation for 2-3 days after the procedure. to reduce this swelling use the ice bags over the operated site.
  • Take the medications prescribed by the dentist on the time to overcome the pain and discomfort.
  • Follow a proper diet; it is as important as the healthy oral habits. Do not eat extremely cold, hot and spicy food items.
  • Avoid touching the inside operated site inside your mouth; it may cause infection leading to trouble.
  • Make sure to attain the follow up session on time to ensure close tracking of development.
  • Consult your dentist immediately if:

-You have bleeding and swelling for more than 8 hours.

-you are having any allergic reaction to any medications.

-you are experience any pain and discomfort after the procedure.

Cost of Pterygoid Implantation Procedure

Pterygoid implant procedure in Mumbai is done under the guidance of top dental surgeons in Mumbai and there is no one for all cost of pterygoid implants. The price of pterygoid implants in Mumbai varies with the following factors like:

  • The condition of the treatment or implantation site
  • The number of complex procedures involved
  • The fees of clinic
  • Cost of any supporting procedures
  • The expertise of dental surgeon.

Why Choose The Esthetic Clinics, Mumbai?

The Esthetic Clinics, we offer you world-class treatments in cosmetic as well as restorative dentistry in full mouth rehabilitation procedures.   We are committed to providing you and your family with a friendly and comfortable ambience ensuring that your dental treatments meet your expectations. Our treatment aims at saving the tooth rather than removing it.

We are one of its kind specialty clinics in Mumbai that has a highly specialized team of dental experts, orthodontists, dentists who are dedicated to their cause with integrity and trust. Whether you need a simple check-up or a comprehensive restorative plan, we at, The Esthetic Clinics in Mumbai are always there for you.

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About Doctor

Dr. Debraj Shome

Dr. Debraj Shome is Director and Co founder of The Esthetic Clinics. He has been rated amongst the top surgeons in India by multiple agencies. The Esthetic Clinics patients include many international and national celebrities who prefer to opt for facial cosmetic surgery and facial plastic surgery in Mumbai because The Esthetic Clinics has its headquarters there.



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