In dental implant surgery, a dental surgeon places implants to help patients. If you are a beginner in this field, you need to learn about diagnosis, treatment planning and different surgical techniques. Dental tray setup is a basic consideration that may not get the attention it requires. It is the starting point of implant therapy. You may be familiar with some of the instruments but some are unique to this surgery.
Explain consent forms and paperwork and get signed by the patient.
Implant Treatment Planning
This document aids the implant surgical procedure. It helps with pre-planned implant placement, guidelines for drilling sequence, radiography, anatomical landmarks, and tissue depth.
You need these instructions and prescriptions for antibodies, pain medications, and more.
This is used to disinfect prosthetic stents, dentures, surgical guides, partials, dentures, bite registrations and other appliances and components.
Surgery Setup Pack
This includes masks, sterile gloves, gowns, patient drapes, doctor head covers, handle covers, table drapes, sponges, plastic tube covers and more.
Cotton rolls, cotton-tipped applications, and 4″ x 4″ gauze and presterilized 2″ x 2″.
You need surgical suction, high-volume suction, presterilized tips for saliva ejector and more.
Sterile Titanium Box
You need this box to place implants.
You need this to heal abutment threads.
Instruments and Device
Blood Pressure Cuff
You need a sphygmomanometer to take blood pressure before and after surgery.
It includes two cotton pliers, two dental mirrors, a periodontal probe, suction holder or hemostat. You need retractors, scissors and scalpels.
Surgical Handpiece and Motor
This pump has tubing for external and internal irrigation.
You need to administer anesthesia before the surgery. For this, you need syringes, syringe tips and anesthesia.
A drill kit includes screw taps, drills, adapters, parallel pins, torque wrenches, implant carriers and hand drivers. Use a drill according to the selected implant diameter. It is advised to have a set of short-term drills.
Check the drill keys before surgery to ensure proper fit. Also, have extra fixation pins and multiple sets with different sleeve diameters.
You need this electronic device to measure drill-stop lengths. It is also important to reconfirm drill-stop lengths.
Tissue Punch Kit
You need this to access the implant site while minimizing surgical trauma.
X-Ray Sensor Holder
Prepare an X-ray sensor holder for use. It should be with a sterilized cover. You can excavate tissue plug using a large serrated curette and micro-blade scalpel.
Backup dental Implants
You also need a stock of backups. You must have a sterilized replacement in case you drop an implant.
Have healing abutments of various diameters. You can establish a better esthetic emergence profile with a wider diameter healing abutment.
Some cases require immediate provisionalization. In these cases, you can produce temporary crowns in advance. Or, you can fabricate during the appointment. Make sure that you have temporary abutments. You need an articulating paper for immediate temporization.
Soft Tissue Laser
You need this for soft-tissue management.
Implant Stability Meter
You need this meter to precisely measure primary impact stability.
Bone Grafting Instruments and Material
In some cases, bone grafting is required. You need all the materials and instruments required for bone grafting.
Dental tray setup plays an important role in smooth and predictable dental implant surgery. You have all the required instruments and supplies before starting the surgery. Having extras can help in handling immediate situations during dental implant surgeries. Both beginners and experienced dental surgeons understand the importance of dental tray setup.