Case Study: Immediate implant in first molar

Thanks to advances in dental technology, we can now seamlessly combine several procedures into just a few appointments. This makes the process easier and less stressful for our patients.

Our modern techniques allow us to remove a tooth, place an implant, perform bone augmentation, take impressions for the final restoration, and use open healing all in one go. By doing this, we can reduce the number of appointments, cut down on travel time, and alleviate patient stress.

Here’s how it works:

  1. Implant Planning and Guide Production: We begin by planning the implant and creating a custom guide.
  2. Extraction and Immediate Implant Placement: During the next appointment, we remove the tooth, perform bone augmentation, take the final restoration scan, and allow for open healing.
  3. Final Restoration Placement: In the final appointment, we place the permanent crown.


Prof Dr Christian Mehl

Treatment undertaken:

Let’s look at a typical case: a patient with a broken first molar on the lower right side of the jaw.

  1. Initial Consultation and Planning: We removed the damaged tooth and placed the implant immediately, without needing to lift the gums (see Figures 1 and 2).
  2. Healing and Restoration: Eight weeks later, we placed the final crown, completing the process (see Figures 3 and 4).

By streamlining these steps, we provide a more efficient and comfortable experience for our patients.


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