Zygomatic implants have proven results and have allowed us to treat the heretofore untreatable patient, to give hope to those who were told that there was none. Quad-zygoma formation is indicated in cases with inadequate bone density in maxillary zones 1-3. However, there are patients whose anatomy precludes the placement of 2 implants in one zygoma, or the previous failure has made repositioning a new implant impossible. An alternative site for anchorage should be explored to allow more “impossible” patients to return to function. Using accepted principles in full arch treatment, multicortical anchorage is possible using a “transnasal” approach. We will explore the history of using paranasal bone for dental implant placement and discuss the technique we use.
Dr. David Zelig
Dr. David Zelig is a board certified oral and Maxillofacial surgeon. Cometed his OMS residency at The Long Island Jewish Medical Center in NY, was in a busy full scope private practice in Memphis for many years,where he was also involved in residency education, before relocating to the Northeast. He is currently the oral surgeon at The ClearChoice Dental Implant Center in Garden City, NY and in private practice in NY and NJ. His primary focus is the graftless solution for atrophic jaws using conventional, zygomatic and pterygoid implants.
Dr. Simon Oh
Dr. Simon Oh grew up in Maryland where he received his Bachelors of Science at the University of Maryland – College Park in Physiology and Neurobiology. He then graduated with honors at the University of Maryland Dental School, where he achieved the highest national board scores in his class. He was a member of several honors societies, including the OKU honors society, and won many scholarships for academic and clinical achievement. Dr. Oh was also the lead guitar player of his band, InciDental. After finishing his dental education, Dr. Oh furthered his training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Hahnemann University Hospital and St.
Christopher’s Hospital for Children. Here he received extensive inpatient and outpatient training in conditions ranging from impacted wisdom teeth and dental implants, to major facial reconstructive surgery. Dr. Oh is also a published author in the Journal of Maxillofacial trauma. Today, Dr. Oh serves as Chief Clinical Officer and Chief of Implantology of ProSmile, the larget DSO in the region, overlooking clinical operations of over 200 dentists and dental specialists. As a Fellow in the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, Dr Oh has special interest in dental implant surgery , the All-on-X full mouth reconstruction concept, nonconventional implants such as zygomatic implants , teeth in one day , and bone regeneration . With Dr Oh’s unique skill set acquired from training around the world, he leaves no patients behind, even if they have “no bone.” In addition to being voted by his fellow dentists as Top Dentist in Philadelphia Magazine in 2019 and 2020, Dr Oh has also been selected as one of the top 40 dentists under 40 in the United States by Incisal Edge Magazine in 2020 for his clinical skills, involvement in education, and leadership in the dental field. implant companies. He focuses on delivering the highest quality, empathetic care to his patients, in the most pain-free manner possible. Dr. Oh enjoys traveling, golf, and spending time with his wife Sophie, son Cameron, daughter Claire, and their two dogs, Max and Mandi.
7 CE Credits Provided
Official Noris Medical Certificate
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