What are basal implants & when did single piece implant treatments started?
The first single-piece implant or basal implant was developed in 1972 by Dr. Jean-Marc Julliet. They are advanced single piece immediate loadable cortical dental implants with a high success rate in any jaw bone condition. Basal implants if placed well, provide immediate stability in atrophic / thin jaw bones and help in immediate loading of the fixed prosthesis. The whole procedure requires only 3-5 days to complete.
Basal implants are uniquely designed to get accommodated in the basal cortical portion of the jaw bones and the technique employed is usually a graft-less / flapless surgical procedure. This technique can replace single tooth, several teeth or a full jaw, even in immediate extraction cases with remarkable comfort, predictability and aesthetics.