This article introduces and explains the rationale for the two different designs of the Straumann zygomatic implant, which is the result of a collaboration between the authors and engineers over the last several years. It is based on many years of the application of evidence-based clinical principles and clinical outcomes using this zygomatic implant and on common fundamental values.
About the authors :
- Dr Sepehr Zarrine specialises in complex implant rehabilitation, zygomatic implants and bone grafting, St Dié.
- Dr Carlos Aparicio is the director of the zygomatic unit at the Hepler Bone Clinic and the ZAGA Centers in Barcelona.
- Dr Edmond Bedrossian is a Professor, Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, and the director of Implant Surgical Train- ing at the University of the Pacific, San Francisco.