Pyramidion Implantation in Atrophic Maxilla, Performed by Dr. Michael Alterman, Oral & Maxillo-Facial Surgeon
Restoration of Severe Mandibular Atrophy by UltraShort PYRAMIDION System in the posterior region.
Picture 1: Pre Operation Treatment Plan
4.1x7 mm Pyramidion Implant post expansion, 1 mm above the inferior alveolar nerve at site 37.
2 implants of 4.1x6 mm External hex. Pyramidion implant post expansion, 46 and 47 with proximity of 1.5 mm to nerve canal to prevent nerve damage
3 years post-operation - rehabilitation with metal ceramic bridge
Immediate loading with limited height in the posterior region
Pre Treatment Plan of immediate loading operation
Panoramic X-ray with provisional bridge at the end of the operation.. 4.1x5 Pyramidion at sites 45&35.
Post Rehabilitation X Ray
Pre Treatment Plan for Pyramidion Implants in Maxila
4 PYRAMIDION System in the Maxilla - 4.1x6 at sites 17&15, 4.1x7 at 25 and 4.1x6 at tooth 27.
Rehabilitation X Ray shows 4 Pyramidion implants
Single Tooth restoration with UltraShort PYRAMIDION System
4.1x7 PYRAMIDION -1 years post operation
4 years post operation-cestal
48 months post insertion
Over Time Bone Regeneration
Mandible 72 Months Follow Up
7.5 years post placement of two 3.75x7 mm Pyramidion implants, 46&47, surrounding bone shows healthy growth around both implants. Patient follow up visits confirm stable and strong hold of the implants.
Mandible and Maxila 48 months Follow Up
48 months post placement of 2 6 mm Pyramidion implants- 1 in the Mandible and 1 in Maxila- , surrounding bone and implant stability shown to be intact and in good condition
Mandible 3 Implants 36 months Follow Up
2 Pyramidion Implant Placement in Maxila 48 Month Follow Up
2 Pyramidion implants placed in Maxila. 4 year CT scan follow up shows surrounding bone growth in and around implant grooves.