Background: Dental implant applications have become more frequent in order to treat both aesthetic and functional disorders. The present study was conducted to assess factors leading to peri- implantitis. Materials & Methods: The present study was conducted on 125 patients who received 240 dental implants in last 1 year of both genders. Diabetic status, alcoholism and smoking habits were retrieved from case history proforma. A thorough clinical and radiographical examination was done. Reason of Peri- implantitis was recorded. Results: Out of 125 patients, males were 75 and females were 50. Males had 135 and females had 105 dental implants. Among smokers, 15 had Peri- implantitis, non smokers had 4, alcoholics had 8, non alcoholics had 2, diabetic had 5 and non- diabetic had 1. The difference was significant (p< 0.05). Conclusion: Authors found that there were more cases of peri-implantitis in smokers, diabetics and in alcoholics.
Key words: Diabetes, Peri-implantitis, Smokers.
Received: 15 March, 2019 Revised: 02 August 2019 Accepted: 05 August 2019
Corresponding author: Dr. Avineet Kaur, Assistant Professor, Department of Periodontics, M.M College of Dental Sciences &Research, Maharishi Markandeshwar (Deemed to be University), Mullana Ambala, Haryana, India
This article may be cited as: Kochar D, Kaur A, Sachdeva S, Singh B, Kamra M, Chhabra S. Assessment of factors leading to peri- implantitis- A clinical study. J Adv Med Dent Scie Res 2019;7(8): 59-61.