XNAV (W-Guide)

Improving dental implant precision with X-Guide® technologies

Dental implants are viewed as the “gold standard” in tooth replacement options due to their many functional, aesthetic and oral health benefits after tooth loss. At Living Wellness Dental Northland in Calgary, AB, we have invested in state-of-the-art technologies that enable us to provide precision care and reliable outcomes. One of the key instruments is the X-Guide® 3D navigation system for the placement of dental implants.

Dental implant placement

Dental implants include small cylinders/posts, an abutment and a crown made of either titanium or zirconia depending on the client’s desires and needs. Their design is to mimic a natural tooth and root system to provide unparalleled stability and function compared to other types of tooth replacement options that only replace the visible portion of the tooth. To place a dental implant, the dentist carefully identifies the optimal location in your jawbone before drilling a small hole in the bone into which an implant can be placed.

What is the X-Guide® system and how does it benefit patients?

The X-Guide® 3D navigation system is a revolutionary new technology from X-Nav Technologies that enhances precision and accuracy when surgically placing dental implants. The X-Guide® system delivers interactive, digitally-assisted guidance that improves the ability to place implants with astonishing precision at the right angle, position and depth during the implant procedure.

The X-Guide® system:

  • Uses specialized computer software that serves as a sort of GPS for the dental drill.
  • Enhances our ability to plan and visualize your implants for better end results and aesthetics
  • Provides our dental team with a live, three dimensional view of the drill position and patient anatomy.
  • Enables us to provide same-day guided surgery.
  • Can be more cost-effective than traditional guides.

In short, using X-Guide® enables the delivery of excellent, long-lasting results that function and look like natural teeth. If you’ve suffered from tooth loss and are interested in learning more about whether dental implants are right for you, call the team at Living Wellness Dental Northland in Calgary, AB, to schedule your consultation today! You can reach us at (403) 800-0818, or book an appointment online at www.lwdn.ca.


Living Wellness Dental Northland
Dr. Spencer DeSanti and Dr. Redd

Dentists - Living Wellness Dental Northland

Living Wellness Dental Northland provides patients with dental services from a biological approach designed to empower them with knowledge that will help them optimize their oral health. Quality treatments are tailored according to each client’s sensitivities and enable them to take control of their own health and wellness. Our highly skilled team of dentists, Dr.Spencer DeSanti and Dr. James Redd boast over 40 years of combined dental experience and are supported by the latest in technology in addition to unique training and certification in biocompatible dentistry, the hallmark of Living Wellness Dental Northland services. Our clients benefit from the natural approach to dentistry which yields high quality holistic services for clients of all demographics.

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