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X-Guide: Dynamic 3D Navigation for Dental Implants


X-Guide logo and collage of X-guide diagramsHere at Oral and Facial Surgery Center in Lafayette, LA we want all of our patients to have the best experience possible. For this reason, we adopt proven dental technology to simplify complex procedures and processes - giving our patients a better experience and providing a better result. The X-Guide dynamic 3D navigation system gives us a real advantage when we are performing dental implant placement surgery, allowing us to place implants with high accuracy and stellar success rates.

Before X-Guide


Before the X-Guide, dental implant placement was carefully planned using various technologies such as cone beam 3D imaging systems. Once a plan was developed for implant location and placement, the clinician would surgically place the implant according to the plan. However, as with any surgery, there exists the possibility for some variation between the perfect placement and the actual placement. While this current process almost always yields excellent results, X-Guide allows clinicians to do an even better job with accuracy and placement by giving real-time feedback during the surgery. To be clear, X-Guide does not replace technologies such as cone beams, but it compliments them to give the clinician even more technology options to further improve patient outcomes.

Digital 3D model of a jaw with dental implants, rendered by the X-guide system

Implant Placement Using The X-Guide


The X-Guide works in unison with cone beam 3D imagery to give us a live video overlay not only of your jaw, bone, and teeth but our drilling tools in relation to them. The X-Guide shows us the exact angle, depth, and placement of every action we take in your mouth in real time. This gives us the ability to precisely control the placement of every implant procedure we perform.

An in-depth snapshot of the different tools available with the X-guide system

Patient Benefits


Implant placement outcomes are better with the X-Guide, giving us a higher implant success rate, and happier patients. Even the recovery process can potentially benefit from the X-Guide system. Patients who have implants placed using the X-Guide system may in some cases achieve faster and smoother recovery results than those who have no surgical guide.

Call us today at 337-443-2533 for our Lafayette location or 337-381-3663 for our Opelousas location with questions, or if you would like to schedule an appointment.


Hours
Monday-Thursday: 8am - 5pm
Friday: 8am - 12pm



Hours
Monday-Thursday: 8am - 5pm
Friday: 8am - 12pm