|Type of implants
||Single piece Implants is used. No screw loosening and no crestal bone loss.
||Screw based implants used. Screw loosening is a problem
||No cantilevers placed
||Molars if given are placed as cantilevers, which decrease the life of the bridge and cause screw loosening on the implant.
||Symptom free and pathologically free sinus
|Relative risk of failure
||Since sinus is not involved, no risk of sinusitis
||Risk of sinus infection
||Permanent ceramic bridge on 3rd day of implant placement, as the implant engages hard cortical bone.
||Acrylic/plastic for first 4 months. Then cantilever permanent ceramic bridge given after 4 months.
||Local anaesthesia with or without sedation
|Cost of implant
||Being regular sized single piece implant it is relatively cheap.
||Zygomatic implants are very long manufactured specifically for the purpose, hence very expensive. Cost of the technique is more as CT scan and surgical guide is used.
|No of implants for full upper jaw
||8-10 for upper jaw.
||6 -10 for upper jaw
|No of teeth
||14 teeth are given. Teeth replaced till second molar
||10 teeth or 12 teeth given. 2nd molar is not given.
|No of trips
||One trip, as permanent ceramic crown or bridge is placed in 3 days
||Two trips. Permanent teeth fixed after 3 months of implant placement.
||Lifetime warranty on implant