Dental Education
Online Dental Education Dental education lectures and videos Online dental ce Dental education articles Expert dental educators Dental products education Dental Community
 
Dental Publication / Article Details

Failure Causes,Timing, and Cluster Behavior:An 8-Year Study of Dental Implants Failure Causes,Timing, and Cluster Behavior:An 8-Year Study of Dental Implants

Author(s):

Devorah Schwartz-Arad, DMD, PhD;Amir Laviv,DMD,and Liran Levin,DMD

Date Added:

6/11/2010


Summary:

There is a higher probability for a cluster pattern among patients with implant failure. Common signs for failure are implant mobility(surgical phase)and infection and marginal bone loss(prosthetic phase).

Related Articles
Improving Implant Framework

Improving Implant Framework
Passive fit of implant frameworks is related in part to the accuracy of the mastercast. A method of fabricating a verification stent to check the accuracy of the master cast prior to waxing and casting the implant framework is discussed. The methods utilize routinely available materials and do not require any special instrumentation or equipment. The stent can be fabricated either by the laboratory or the dentist.

Author(s): Lee H. Silverstein, DDS, MS, FACD, FICD;Allen Schneider, DDS, Gregori M. Kurtzman, DDS
View Article>>
Predictability of Simultaneous Implant Placement in the Severely Atrophic Posterior Maxilla: A 9-Year Longitudinal Experience Study of 2,132 Implants Placed into 731 Human Sinus Grafts

Predictability of Simultaneous Implant Placement in the Severely Atrophic Posterior Maxilla: A 9-Year Longitudinal Experience Study of 2,132 Implants Placed into 731 Human Sinus Grafts
Simultaneous implant placement into sinus floor grafts can be a predictable treatment option for patients with at least 1 to 2 mm of vertical residual bone height when careful case planning and meticulous surgical techniques are used.

Author(s): Ziv Mazor, DMD;Michael Peleg, DMD;Arun K. Garg, DMD
View Article>>
Introducing Choukroun’s Platelet Rich Fibrin (PRF) to the Reconstructive Surgery Milieu

Introducing Choukroun’s Platelet Rich Fibrin (PRF) to the Reconstructive Surgery Milieu
Platelet-rich fibrin (PRF), developed in France by Choukroun et al (2001), is a second generation platelet concentrate widely used to accelerate soft and hard tissue healing. Its advantages over the better known platelet-rich plasma (PRP) include ease of preparation/application, minimal expense, and lack of biochemical modification (no bovine thrombin or anticoagulant is required). PRF is a strictly autologous fibrin matrix containing a large quantity of platelet and leukocyte cytokines. This article serves as an introduction to the PRF “concept” and its potential clinical applications.

Author(s): Michael Toffler, DDS;Dan Holtzclaw, DDS, MS;Nicholas Toscano, DDS, MS;Marco Del Corso, DDS, DIU ; David Dohan Ehrenfest, DDS, MS, PhD
View Article>>
Related Videos
Bone Augmentation vs Short Implants: Making Clinical Decisions for Tooth Replacement at Sites with Alveolar Ridge Atrophy Premium Member Content

Bone Augmentation vs Short Implants: Making Clinical Decisions for Tooth Replacement at Sites with Alveolar Ridge Atrophy
There is often some degree of atrophy in sites planned for implant placement. An array of therapeutic options is available for implant placement in sites with vertical atrophy of the alveolar ridge, including ridge augmentation, sinus augmentation in the maxilla, nerve repositioning in the mandible and tilted implants. Short implants have been systematically evaluated as an alternative in sites with vertical alveolar ridge atrophy with favorable clinical outcomes comparable to standard-length implants. Decision making for selection of appropriate therapeutic modality for sites with vertical alveolar ridge atrophy has to consider many theoretical, surgical and prosthetic considerations. Surgical and prosthetic guidelines will be provided for application of short implants for posterior sites with limited vertical height.

Presented By:: Homa Zadeh, DDS, PhD
Presentation Style: Video
Community Rating:
 
Watch Now>>
Two Immediate Temporization Methods Exemplified: Flap vs. Punch Technique in Implant Surgery Premium Member Content

Two Immediate Temporization Methods Exemplified: Flap vs. Punch Technique in Implant Surgery
Protocols and techniques for immediate tooth replacement in the esthetic zone have become more popular and predictable within the past decade. Two different clinical scenarios are presented where immediate temporization of implants placed into healed or augmented ridges is exemplified. The benefits of augmentation prior to implant placement and temporization are that flap elevation is not required; therefore, the blood supply to the labial plate is not compromised, thereby eliminating potential midfacial recession. In addition, the soft tissue subgingival shape of the temporary crown can be non-surgically sculpted at the time of implant placement since the patient is already anesthetized.

Presented By:: Stephen J. Chu, DMD, MSD, CDT
Presentation Style: Video
Community Rating:
 
Watch Now>>
Utilizing a Stereolythic Model Prior to Implant Premium Member Content

Utilizing a Stereolythic Model Prior to Implant
Planning, extraction & immediate implant

Presented By:: Henry Salama, DMD
Presentation Style: Video
Community Rating:
 
Watch Now>>
Related Courses
Immediacy in Implant Dentistry Premium Member Content

Immediacy in Implant Dentistry
This lecture covers the integrated management of the immediate treatments that patients ask during consultation, using many clinical cases. It covers topics such as regeneration, surgical and prosthetic approach of the aesthetic zone, as well as immediate loading of single and full upper arch cases involving computer guided surgery.

Presented By:: Luciano Retana, DDS
Presentation Style: Online Self-Study Course
CE Hours: 1 CEU (Continuing Education Unit)
Watch Now>>
Implant Esthetic Premium Member Content

Implant Esthetic
Implants...Esthetics...Solutions

Presented By:: Kenneth K. S. Lee, DDS;Sergio Rubinstein, DDS
Presentation Style: Online Self-Study Course
CE Hours: 1 CEU (Continuing Education Unit)
Watch Now>>
Combined Augmentation Therapies in the Esthetic Zone Premium Member Content

Combined Augmentation Therapies in the Esthetic Zone
The esthetic zone presents a far bigger challenge than any other area of the mouth. It is the one area that a patient has the ability to really scrutinize the work that has been done and anything that does not pass muster will quickly create problems in our practices. Uncompromising treatment planning is therefore essential to ensure the long term aesthetic stability of our esthetic cases. Treatment planning involves both bone and soft tissue therapy as both are critical for the stability. This lecture will highlife the importance of different treatment options as well as show numerous new techniques that are possible to achieve the results that both our patients and practitioners are proud of.

Presented By:: Howard Gluckman, BDS, MChD
Presentation Style: Online Self-Study Course
CE Hours: 1 CEU (Continuing Education Unit)
Watch Now>>
Download Now

Important!

To view this dental publication or article, you must be a registered user of Dental XP. If you are already a member, click here to login.

Registration is free and only takes several minutes. Dental XP will never spam you, or sell your information.

Join For Free







Contact Us | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use
©2019

Preferred Language: English Flag
Contact Us · Login ·