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J Oral Implantol. 2012 Feb;38(1):51-61. doi: 10.1563/AAID-JOI-D-10-00086. Epub 2010 Oct 8.

Influence of prognostic risk indicators on osseointegrated dental implant failure: a matched case-control analysis.

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Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, School of Dentistry, The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK. cloudyeye86@hotmail.com

Abstract

Dental implant treatment is an important therapeutic modality with documented long-term success for replacement of missing teeth. However, dental implants can be susceptible to disease conditions or healing complications that may lead to implant loss. This case-control study identified several risk indicators associated with failure such as smoking and alcohol consumption. The use of postoperative antibiotics or wide-diameter implants may significantly reduce implant failure. Knowledge of patient-related risk factors may assist the clinician in proper case selection and treatment planning.

PMID:
20932122
DOI:
10.1563/AAID-JOI-D-10-00086
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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