If teeth are lost, we will discuss with the patient whether dental implants may constitute a useful alternative to conventional dentures.
In difficult cases, we are well prepared. For thin jaws we use in our practice jaw widening techniques (Bonesplitting or enlargement by membrane), Bonecondensing and the maxillary sinus high shifting (sinus lift).
By the implant metal titanium inflammatory immune reactions can be triggered in some of the patients. Currently, two test procedures for clarification on this subject are available (www.inflammatio.de, www.zahnarzt-diagnostik.de). An alternative in this case can be implant systems made of zirconium oxide ceramic.