Benefits of guided implant placement

Guided implant placement is a technique used by dental professionals to plan and place dental implants using computer-aided design and manufacturing (CAD/CAM) technology. Here are some of the benefits of guided implant placement:

  1. Precision and Accuracy: Guided implant placement uses advanced software and imaging techniques to create a detailed, three-dimensional map of the patient’s mouth. This helps the dentist to plan and place the implants with a high level of precision and accuracy, reducing the risk of errors and complications.
  2. Reduced Treatment Time: Guided implant placement allows for faster and more efficient treatment as it eliminates the need for multiple visits to the dentist. The digital planning process allows the dentist to visualize the entire implant procedure and accurately place the implant in a single visit.
  3. Improved Patient Comfort: Guided implant placement is less invasive and less traumatic for patients as it requires smaller incisions and less drilling. This results in less pain, swelling, and discomfort during and after the procedure.
  4. Reduced Risk of Complications: Guided implant placement reduces the risk of complications such as implant failure, nerve damage, and gum recession. The precise placement of the implant ensures that it is positioned correctly, minimizing the risk of damage to surrounding teeth, nerves, and tissues.
  5. Improved Aesthetics: Guided implant placement can improve the aesthetics of the patient’s smile by ensuring that the implant is placed in the optimal position and angle to match the surrounding teeth. This results in a more natural-looking and aesthetically pleasing smile.

How computer technology is used?


Computer technology is used in a wide range of applications and industries, including but not limited to:

  1. Communication: Computers are used for communication purposes such as email, instant messaging, video conferencing, and social media.
  2. Education: Computers are used for educational purposes such as e-learning, online courses, and educational software.
  3. Entertainment: Computers are used for entertainment purposes such as video games, streaming movies and TV shows, and listening to music.
  4. Business: Computers are used for business purposes such as accounting, payroll, inventory management, and customer relationship management.
  5. Healthcare: Computers are used in healthcare for medical imaging, electronic health records, and telemedicine.
  6. Engineering and Design: Computers are used for engineering and design purposes such as computer-aided design (CAD) and computer-aided engineering (CAE) software.
  7. Manufacturing: Computers are used in manufacturing for computer numerical control (CNC) machines, robotics, and process control systems.
  8. Research and Development: Computers are used in research and development for simulations, data analysis, and modeling.
  9. Security: Computers are used for security purposes such as biometrics, encryption, and cybersecurity.

In summary, computer technology is used in a wide range of applications and industries to improve efficiency, productivity, and communication.

In dentistry, guided implant placement is a safe and effective technique using computer technology for planning and placing dental implants. It offers many benefits to patients, including improved precision, reduced treatment time, improved comfort, and reduced risk of complications.

Call our office and schedule your appointment. Dr. Hervas is a board certified prosthodontics with the most up today techniques in guided and CAD/CAM dentistry. He founded STL Digital Dental Lab for this purpose. 

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