Dental Implant Surgery in Toronto

I wanted to post a couple of photos from an implant I recently placed at my dental office in Oakville, Ontario. The implant was a Straumann bone level implant. The surgery was completed with a Simplant Surgiguide and the implant was placed without a flap through a 4.0 mm tissue punch.

I have talked about this technique on my YouTube channel www.youtube.com/user/ phelandentalseminars and I wanted to share some photos from this case to illustrate how great the surgical site looks post surgery using this approach. You will notice the only incision is the tissue punch and no sutures were required.

I called the patient the next day and he told me it did not even feel like he had any surgery completed on the area! I really feel this technique is excellent for the patient providing you have an adequate bone and tissue volume. Are you wondering how this ridge is so well preserved for the implant surgery? I will talk about the technique I use for ridge preservation at the time of the tooth extraction in a future post.

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