Recent Advances in Dental Implantology

Dr. G. Ajay kumar
2012 IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences  
Dental implant treatment is gaining increasing acceptance by Patients. There is wide acceptance in the adopting a minimal invasive approach on restorative dentistry and when combined with the improvement in reliability of implants, dental implant treatment has been transformed from the last choice to the first choice of treatment being offered to patients. With the increasing research both in basic science and clinical trials coupled with improvement in dental implant designs, the success rate
more » ... f the dental implants has been steadily improving to over 95%. The success rate is better in denser bone and particularly in the anterior mandible; the success rate reaches 99%. The critical factors of success in the dental implant treatment are related to the training of surgeons, the design of implants, the intra-operative control of implant placement, the consideration of the occlusal loading and the long term maintenance. The present paper reviews the recent advances in the field of implantology.
doi:10.9790/0853-0322830 fatcat:geabawwfwvafnhxngpiw3thp3u