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Year : 2013  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 135-142

Implant dentistry: Surgical, radiological, and mechanical factors in a multidisciplinary approach

1 University of Portsmouth Dental Academy, Portsmouth, PO1 2QG, United Kingdom
2 Department of Oral Surgery, King's College London Dental Institute, Denmark Hill, United Kingdom

Correspondence Address:
Latha S Davda
University of Portsmouth Dental Academy, Portsmouth, PO1 2QG
United Kingdom
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/2229-5194.131194

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The long-term success of any dental implant treatment is influenced by several factors, including patient factors, preventative measures used by the patient, esthetics, surgical factors, mechanical factors of the implant system, periodontal factors, and restorative factors. The patient factors, esthetic factors and prevention influencing the treatment planning of a dental implant patient were discussed in the previous paper. This article will discuss the surgical, radiological, and mechanical factors involved in dental implant treatment with a relevant case study. The periodontal and restorative factors will be discussed in the final article. Clinical Relevance to Interdisciplinary Dentistry
  • Long term implant success in dependant on several factors, some of which are discussed in this article. Knowledge of surgical dentistry, radiology and mechanical factors are discussed to demonstrate application of interdisciplinary dentistry.

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