Understanding Internal Hex Spiral Implants and their Benefits
Dental implants are an effective solution for patients who have lost one or multiple teeth due to injury, disease, or decay. Among the different types of dental implants, internal hex spiral implants are a popular option for their unique benefits.
What are Internal Hex Spiral Implants? Internal hex spiral implants are dental implants that feature a hexagonal (six-sided) connection between the implant and the abutment. This type of connection provides greater stability compared to traditional round connections and reduces the risk of abutment loosening or implant failure.
Benefits of Internal Hex Spiral Implants:
- Improved stability: The hexagonal connection provides greater stability compared to traditional round connections, reducing the risk of abutment loosening or implant failure.
- Reduced implant failure: Internal hex spiral implants have a reduced risk of implant failure due to the increased stability of the hexagonal connection.
- Ease of placement: Internal hex spiral implants are designed for ease of placement and can be placed with a minimal incision, reducing patient discomfort.
- Reduced surgical time: Due to their design, internal hex spiral implants can be placed with less surgical time compared to traditional dental implants.
- Improved aesthetics: The internal hex spiral design allows for a more seamless transition from the implant to the abutment, providing a more natural and aesthetic appearance.
In conclusion, internal hex spiral implants are a popular and effective solution for patients who have lost one or multiple teeth due to injury, disease, or decay. They offer a number of benefits, including improved stability, reduced implant failure, ease of placement, reduced surgical time, and improved aesthetics. As dental professionals, it is important to consider internal hex spiral implants as a viable option for our patients and to have a thorough consultation and assessment to determine if they are the best option for each individual patient.
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