Journal of Applied Dental
and Medical Sciences
Journal of Applied Dental and Medical Sciences is A Quarterly Published

ISSN : 2454-2288

Infobase Index Factor : 2.8

ABSTRACT

A Retrospective Study Of Assessment Of Survival Rates Of Dental Implants In Medically Compromised Patients

Pranjali Dutt, Vidhi Srivastava, Pooran Chand, Balendra Pratap Singh, Sunit Kumar Jurel

ABSTRACT

Background: Dental implants have revolutionarized the field of dentistry. Patients with missing teeth prefer this treatment. Certain medical conditions affect management. The present study was done to record complications following dental implantation in medically compromised patients. Material & methods: This study was conducted on 180 patients (640 implants) which were divided into 2 groups. Study group which consisted of 90 patients with 320 implants and control group which consisted of 90 patients with 320 implants. The success rate and complications of the dental implants were evaluated clinically and radiographically. Results: In group I, males were 50 and females were 40 and in group II, males were 60 and females were 30. The difference was significant (P< 0.05). In group I, 35 patients were diabetic, 20 were of osteoporosis, 10 had hypothyroidism and 25 had CVDs. The difference was statistical significant (P- 0.01). Group I had 76% survival rate and group II had 90%. The difference was significant (P- 0.05). Conclusion: Dental implant treatment is a best in patients requiring restoring missing teeth. However medical conditions are threat to the treatment. Medical compromised patients had lower survival rate as compared to normal subjects.

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