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M C Ferreira, A C Dias-Pereira, L S Branco-de-Almeida, C C Martins, S M Paiva
The diagnosis of periodontal disease is commonly based on objective evaluations of the patient's medical/dental history as well as clinical and radiographic examinations. However, periodontal disease should also be evaluated subjectively through measures that quantify its impact on oral health-related quality of life. The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of periodontal disease on quality of life among adolescents, adults and older adults. A systematic search of the literature was performed for scientific articles published up to July 2015 using electronic databases and a manual search...
February 8, 2017: Journal of Periodontal Research
Zeynep Uzgur, Recep Uzgur, Hakan Çolak, Ertuğrul Ercan, Mehmet Dallı
PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to determine endodontic treatment needs and types of endodontic disease following fixed prosthodontic treatment 24 hours after tooth preparation, 1 week after tooth preparation, 1 month after placement, and 6 months after placement. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Study groups consisted of patients who attended a university dental hospital department of prosthodontics for fixed prosthodontic treatment from January 2011 to December 2013...
November 2016: International Journal of Prosthodontics
Roberto Marra, Alessandro Acocella, Rispoli Alessandra, Scott D Ganz, Andrea Blasi
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this report is to compare satisfaction of patients rehabilitated with full-mouth fixed prostheses using computer-aided flapless implant placement and immediate loading with patients rehabilitated with conventional removable prostheses. MATERIALS AND METHODS: The study included 30 consecutive fully edentulous patients who received 312 implants and 30 matched controls treated with conventional removable prostheses. Mandible and maxilla were treated in the same surgical session with computer-guided flapless approach using NobelGuide protocol...
February 2017: Implant Dentistry
Silvio Mario Meloni, Marco Tallarico, Milena Pisano, Erta Xhanari, Luigi Canullo
BACKGROUND: High primary implant stability is considered one of the main factors necessary for achieving predictable treatment outcomes with immediately loaded implant-supported screw-retained fixed complete denture prosthesis (FCDP). PURPOSE: To evaluate the 5-year clinical and radiographic outcomes of immediately loaded implants placed in edentulous patients using computer-assisted template-guided surgery to support a FCDP. MATERIALS & METHODS: Patients in need to be restored with a FCDP in the mandible or maxilla were included in this prospective study/ and treated using computer-assisted template-guided surgery...
February 2017: Clinical Implant Dentistry and related Research
Mohammed M Abd El-Khalik, Nesreen H El Mekawy, Sally S El-Kasaby
PURPOSE: The objective of this study was radiographic assessment of the premolar teeth abutments alveolar bone resorption in mandibular Kennedy Class I removable partial denture (RPD) utilizing the broad stress distribution philosophy, either designed with multiple circlet clasp or compound Aker clasp. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Twelve patients were enrolled for this study with upper completely edentulous arch against mandibular Kennedy Class I ridges posterior to the second premolar...
July 2016: Journal of Indian Prosthodontic Society
M Menini, E Dellepiane, D Baldi, M G Longobardi, P Pera, A Izzotti
OBJECTIVES: This split-mouth study evaluated miRNA expression of tissues around implants with different surface treatments. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Each patient of the sample (five men and five women) received two implants (one control and one test) into an edentulous quadrant to support fixed partial dentures. The control implants (Osseotite) had a dual acid-etched (DAE) surface in the apical portion and a machined coronal part, test implants (Full Osseotite, FOSS) were completely DAE...
August 5, 2016: Clinical Oral Implants Research
Fatemeh Jahanimoghadam, Lida Pishbin, Maryam Rad
Regional odontodysplasia is a developmental anomaly that affects the primary and permanent dentitions. This disorder is generally localized in only one arch and its etiology is still unknown. Clinically, the affected teeth have an abnormal morphology and are typically discolored. Radiographically, these teeth show a ghost-like appearance. This paper reported the results of radiographic, histologic and laboratory findings about the case of a 5-year-old girl presenting this rare anomaly. Her familial history was negative for any genetic anomaly, regional odontodysplasia or other dental anomalies...
June 2016: Journal of Dentistry
Anja Zembic, Ali Tahmaseb, Ronald E Jung, Daniel Wismeijer
OBJECTIVE: To assess implant survival rates and peri-implant bone loss of 2 titanium-zirconium implants supporting maxillary overdentures at 1 year of loading. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Twenty maxillary edentulous patients (5 women and 15 men) being dissatisfied with their complete dentures were included. In total, 40 diameter-reduced titanium-zirconium implants were placed in the anterior maxilla. Local guided bone regeneration (GBR) was allowed if the treatment did not compromise implant stability...
May 6, 2016: Clinical Oral Implants Research
Radhakrishnan Prabhu, Geetha Prabhu, Eswaran Baskaran, Eswaran M Arumugam
STATEMENT OF PROBLEM: In recent years, direct metal laser sintered (DMLS) metal-ceramic-based fixed partial denture prostheses have been used as an alternative to conventional metal-ceramic fixed partial denture prostheses. However, clinical studies for evaluating their long-term clinical survivability and acceptability are limited. AIMS AND OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to assess the efficacy of metal-ceramic fixed dental prosthesis fabricated with DMLS technique, and its clinical acceptance on long-term clinical use...
April 2016: Journal of Indian Prosthodontic Society
Stefan Krennmair, Michael Weinländer, Michael Malek, Thomas Forstner, Gerald Krennmair, Michael Stimmelmayr
PURPOSE: This prospective study evaluated the clinical and radiographic outcome of distally cantilevered 4-implant-supported fixed mandibular prostheses (4-ISFMP) with distal implants either in axial or distally tilted direction. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Forty-one mandibulary edentulous patients received acrylic veneered 4-ISFMP with casted framework. Based on distal implant placement direction patients were assigned to 2 groups: 21 patients with four (2 anterior/2 posterior) axial implants (axial-group I) and 20 patients with 2 anterior axial/2 distal tilted implants (tilted-group II)...
December 2016: Clinical Implant Dentistry and related Research
Mahmoud Darwish, Mohammad Zakaria Nassani, Kusai Baroudi
AIM: The aim of this study was to compare changes in marginal bone height around immediately loaded implants supporting a mandibular overdenture constructed according to the neutral zone technique with changes around overdentures constructed according to the conventional methods. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Twelve completely edentulous male patients were randomly allocated to two equal groups of patients. Patients in the first group received conventionally constructed complete dentures and patients in the second group received complete dentures constructed using the neutral zone record...
December 2015: Journal of International Society of Preventive & Community Dentistry
Z A D Pockpa, E L E Didia, Y S Mobio, N T Coulibaly, K B Djeredou
BACKGROUND: The confection of a fixed prosthesis finds its indication in response to the patient's aesthetic and/or functional whose requirements are stronger in terms of satisfaction. This involves maintaining the stability of prosthetic reconstructions on a sufficiency long time. To achieve this, the preservation of periodontal health of the prosthetic abutments occupies a special choice. PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to evaluate the periodontal health of fixed prosthesis abutment...
December 2015: Odonto-stomatologie Tropicale, Tropical Dental Journal
M Viswambaran, Vimal Arora, S H Gupta, R K Dhiman, N Thiruvalluvan
BACKGROUND: Numerous studies regarding the immediate loading of splinted implants retaining/supporting mandibular dentures have reported promising results, but studies comparing splinted and unsplinted attachments for supporting overdentures with immediate loading are limited. Scientific literature is sparse comparing various attachment systems and patient satisfaction in response to immediately loaded implant supported overdentures. METHODS: A total of 30 completely edentulous patients male or female, in the age group of 54-78 years (mean age 65 years), wearing conventional complete dentures were selected and randomly divided in to two groups...
December 2015: Medical Journal, Armed Forces India
Marco Esposito, Hassan Maghaireh, Roberto Pistilli, Maria Gabriella Grusovin, Sang Taek Lee, Federico Gualini, Jungtaek Yoo, Jacopo Buti
PURPOSE: To evaluate advantages and disadvantages of identical implants with internal or external connections. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Two hundred patients with any type of edentulism (single tooth, partial and total edentulism) requiring one implant-supported prosthesis were randomly allocated in two equal groups to receive either implants with an external connection (EC) or implants of the same type but with an internal connection (IC) (EZ Plus, MegaGen Implant, Gyeongbuk, South Korea) at seven centres...
2015: European Journal of Oral Implantology
Stefan Krennmair, Michael Weinländer, Thomas Forstner, Gerald Krennmair, Michael Stimmelmayr
BACKGROUND: Peri-implant marginal bone-level (MBL) alteration represents one of the parameters included in the criteria for determining implant health. OBJECTIVE: Factors affecting peri-implant MBL alteration for 4-implant-supported fixed mandibular prostheses (4-ISFMP) were assessed. MATERIAL & METHODS: A 3-year prospective, cohort study was conducted on 44 mandibularly edentulous patients treated with 4-ISFMP. Peri-implant MBL alteration was evaluated radiographically at the 12-, 24- and 36-month follow-ups considering to patient-related risk factors [age, gender, diabetes mellitus, smoking, cardiovascular disease (CVD), rheumatic disorders (RD)] and implant/prosthesis-related features (implant location, keratinized gingiva, denture cantilever length, prosthesis supporting zone, opposing dentition) as well as to peri-implant biological parameters (plaque-, bleeding-, calculus index)...
January 2016: Journal of Clinical Periodontology
José Luis Calvo-Guirado, José Alberto López Torres, Michel Dard, Fawad Javed, Carlos Pérez-Albacete Martínez, José Eduardo Maté Sánchez de Val
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this research was to evaluate the primary stability, the marginal bone loss, the survival, and the success criteria, of 4-mm-length implants compared with implants of conventional length supporting fixed prostheses. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Ten patients were selected for treatment of their atrophic edentulous jaws. Each patient received the following treatment: six dental implants were inserted, two anterior implants of conventional length (10-mm) in the interforaminal area and four posterior short implants of 4-mm length (Standard Plus, Roxolid, SLActive, Institut Straumann AG)...
October 3, 2015: Clinical Oral Implants Research
Torsten Mundt, Christian Schwahn, Reiner Biffar, Friedhelm Heinemann
PURPOSE: To evaluate changes in marginal bone levels around maxillary and mandibular mini-implants stabilizing complete dentures and to explore possible risk factors associated with bone loss. MATERIALS AND METHODS: All eligible patients from nine private dental practices were invited to participate. Panoramic radiographs were obtained postoperatively and at the follow-up examination. The changes in bone level were estimated with linear mixed models that included the factors sex, age, jaw, region (anterior versus posterior), smoking habits, and loading concept...
September 2015: International Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Implants
Ashish Chawla, Jerome Bosco, Manickam Subramanian, Kabilan Chokkapan, Jagadish Shenoy, Tze Chwan Lim
Dental prosthesis is an uncommon ingested non-food foreign body in adults. Once swallowed, it can lead to serious complications and morbidity. Hence, early localization of the offending foreign body is crucial for timely management. As the dentures are usually made up of non-metallic material and often impacted at or below the level of C7 vertebra, conventional radiograph has limited role in their evaluation. We describe the clinical history and imaging findings of swallowed partial dentures in four patients who presented to the emergency department...
December 2015: Emergency Radiology
Hussien A Ismail, Salah A Yousief, Ahmed I Mahrous, Ahmed Abdelwahed Shaban, Saleh Nasser Azzeghaiby, Dareen Aljehani
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study was to evaluate clinically and radiographically median lingualized occlusion in implant-retained mandibular complete overdenture. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Ten completely edentulous male patients were participated in this study. Each patient received two implants in the intraforaminal area of the edentulous mandible that were left unloaded for 4 months. Patients were received conventional maxillary complete denture and implant mandibular overdenture with ball and socket attachment...
2015: Journal of International Oral Health: JIOH
Varghese Mani, K K Sivaprasad, Arun George, V Sankar Vinod, Miriam Mathew, Susan Paul
INTRODUCTION: Replacement of missing tooth has evolved from removable dentures to fixed dentures and recently to dental implants. The need of sufficient bone around the endosseous implant is critical for the success of the implant. The present study was aimed to evaluate the efficacy of a novel implant (HYBRID IMPLANT-submitted for patency) for replacement of the missing teeth. MATERIALS AND METHODS: 1. Research design A prospective research design with a follow up after 1st week ,2nd week ,3rd week,1st month ,3rd month,6th month and 1st year postoperatively...
September 2015: Journal of Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery
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