What do you know of immediate load implants?

Written by: Dr. Alfredo Martínez García
Published: | Updated: 01/03/2019
Edited by: Roser Bernés Ubasos

Immediate load implants is a kind of ideal for those patients who have lost one or more teeth or if edentulous and have good bone quality prosthesis; It not always recommended. In recent years, this technique has become one with the highest percentage of success.


Immediate load implants What is the application of immediate load implants?

Introducing implants immediate loading is performed by placing a temporary prosthesis fixed on the / the implant / s in the first 48 hours. Before placing them takes out a preliminary study to analyze the adequacy of the implants and how eventually would.


What are the advantages compared to other implants?

In contrast with other implants the immediate load offer an almost immediate function, and if it's just missing a tooth, an aesthetic from the time of surgery. Postoperative performed almost without pain and edema, making it back to normal life on the same day. In short, more convenience and speed for the patient. In addition to the functional aspects, there is a psychological part, because the patient will solve the aesthetic problems posed by the lack of one or more teeth.


What requirements must meet the patient?

The requirements to be met by the individual are mainly the implants should be sufficiently stable from the time of surgery to withstand the forces during mastication. The patient must have good bone basis to ensure their effectiveness.


What are the risks of immediate load implants?

The greatest risk is early failure of these implants, since the beginning are not integrated and be supported only by the engagement having these bone. The provisional prosthesis can also be damaged, since being temporary, will not be as strong as the final.

Specialists in Dentistry , also recommended to maintain good hygiene to avoid the appearance of periimplantitis.


Edited by Roser Berner Ubasos.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

By Dr. Alfredo Martínez García
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Dr. Alfredo Martínez García is a dentist and specialist in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He has been Head of the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Unit at the Platon Clinic in Barcelona and Assistant Doctor of the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Service at the Arnau i Vilanova Hospital and the Vall d'Hebron Hospital.

National conference speaker, the doctor is an expert in implantology.

He is currently the Medical Director of the Deusto Surgical Center in Bilbao.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

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