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Whether or not that is the case will depend on many factors – especially on the question what to compare. For most patients the usage of basal implants is connected with the avoidance of bone augmentations, bone transplants, etc. These patients save about 35% of the treatment costs and 98% of the treatment time if they decide for our variant of treatment. There are studies on basal implants showing that more than 95% of all implants are still in place after 10 years. But here, too, the individual prognosis will be determined by individual factors: What does the rest of the dentition look like? How good is the patient’s oral care? Who did what and when? Not least to ensure that operator skills are always well-developed and consistently excellent, only authorized users may work with BOI implants. And should the problem really occur, after all – well, BOI implants can be replaced instantly. What happens if an implant becomes mobile? Please contact your BOI implantologist immediately. sometimes simply a reaction of the bone to inappropriate loading or overloading. The advantage of BOI implants compared to any screw implant is that the bone remodeling process occurs deep inside the sterile bone. By contrast, if a traditional screw implant becomes mobile, pathogens will quickly enter the zone where the implant emerges from the gums, resulting in bone infection and, ultimately, implant loss. Will my health insurer pay the bill? This depends on your insurance plan. In most countries state insurances do not pay implants at all. What will the treatment cost? That will of course depend on the extent of the procedure and the location. Simpladent clincis offer a fixed rate for thecomplete treatment step , which includes the implants, prosthetical workpieces and the guarantee. Warranty terms may vary in different countries. English:The warranty agreement is arranged between the dentist and the patients. Keep in mind, that no guarantee can be given for “healing” of the patients organs nor bone. The term “guarantee” means therefore in our field, that another free-of-charge treatment attempt is performed. How soon can I fly after basal implantation? There is no restriction to fly in airplanes after the placement of basal implants.

General anesthesia is generally not necessary. However, if you yourself prefer general anesthesia, this is possible in cooperation with an anesthesiologist.

BOI implants are generally placed on an outpatient basis in local anesthesia. On request a mild sedation can be administered

In connection with BOI treatment, pain is usually minor. The amount of swelling differs from patient from patient. Other than in traditional screw implants, the following prosthetical works on basal implants is quite painless. The basal implants are implanted in a less traumatic way than massive rhizoid classic constructions. By the way, their implantation does not require any additional surgeries, for example, bone augmentation, implant opening or abutment. The surgery is done under local anesthesia that is why during the implantation of implant the patient feels nothing, and as the tissues are not practically traumatized, the rehabilitation period passes quite easily and without pain.

Like most other commercially available dental implants, BOI implants are made of pure titanium and some designs are available in bone-compatible, strong plastic.

They – erroneously – assume that implants, from their morphology, should be as close as possible to the tooth. But designs which resemble the teeth usually have the same disadvantages as teeth. The functionality of implants must correspond to the objective to be attained. Wheels have been used instead of legs for thousands of years. As long as there are no motors available that function in exactly the same way as legs do, wheels are functionally very efficient in terms of locomotion and transport. The situation with implants is very similar. Natural teeth are connected to the alveolar bone by the periodontal tissue, which is unfortunately prone to infection. Today we know: the larger the implants are the more likely problems and infections can occur. While implants are connected to the bone through ankylosis (direct growth and attachment of the bone to the tooth), the right shape has no advantage compared to the stable and structurally more favourable shape of the BOI implants. Why is that? There may well be economic reasons for that, but redundancy is also an important criterion for many implantologists, because failure of conventional screw implants is not rare. Some patients even have seriously been recommended telescope crowns and removable dentures instead of fixed implant-supported bridges. The reason cited was that the former are easier to clean. But the real reason seems to be that single crowns make it easier to deal with the screw implants as they fail, one by one. BOI technology give you really stable and functional teeth,- really fixed teeth!

You don’t have to be without teeth at all, since a temporary plastic restoration will usually be fabricated right after your implants are inserted or on the next day. This restoration will be stable and often better than your removable denture.

1. Because they are anchored in the stable cortical bone.

2. Because the implants are stabilized by the prosthetic structure during the healing period,- just like orthopedic fracture places.

Good news on this count: It has never happened that a BOI has fallen out. Because BOI implants are anchored horizontally within the bone, it is physically impossible for them to fall out. Survival rate of more than 95% over a follow-up period of up to ten years have been documented. Nevertheless, the risk that infections – usually originating in or around neighbouring (especially root-canal treated) teeth – or improper loading situations that are not corrected in time or at all may result in implant mobility (loosening) cannot be entirely excluded. Slight mobility may in some cases be corrected, often resulting in long-term stabilization. For this reason, it is very important for you to consult your basal implant specialist at the first signs of premature or bad tooth contacts as you close your mouth. But even if the mobility is irreversible, it is usually possible to replace the failed implant immediately with a new one. Note however: only specialized implantologists for basal implantology with a valid authorization either by the “International Implant Foundation” will be able to perfom such a corrective intervention. The authorisation to work with our implants expires after 1 year. Traditional imlpantologist, even with huge experiences with older implant types, are typically completely unable to understand what is going on in basal implantology and how to treat. These dr`s should never be consulted even if they are university professors! Do not hesitate to ask us directly and immediately! Both types of basal implants are today the devices of first choice, if other implant treatments and/or periodontal treatments have failed,- and this is because these implants work in really minimal amounts of bone and are much more relyably than conventional 2-stage-implants.

The surgical procedure can take anywhere between half an hour and 80 minutes per one jaw, depending on which implants are needed where, and how many. Add to that the short time needed for fabricating and inserting the provisional bridges and/or crowns that allow you to eat again directly on the day of the operation. And it takes abour 2-3 days to do prosthetical treatment. At first metal-plastic crowns are placed on basal implants. After a year or more they can be replaced by metal-ceramic or zirconia crowns (depends on the request of the patient).