Background: The present retrospective study was conducted to assess outcome of dental implants in medically compromised patients. Material & methods: This study was conducted on 52 medically compromised patients of both genders who underwent dental implants 5 years back. Equal number of healthy subjects was taken as control. Amount of bone loss around the implant, signs of infection and level of bone around the implant were recorded. Survival rate was assessed. Results: In group I, there were 20 males and 22 females and in group II, there were 32 males and 30 females. In group I, 16 patients were diabetic, 8 had hypothyroidism and 12 had cardiovascular disease, 6 were of osteoporosis and 10 were of hypertension. The survival rate in group I was 68% and I group II was 92%. Conclusion: Medical compromised patients such as diabetes, osteoporosis and hypothyroidism etc. had lower survival rate as compared to healthy subjects.
Key words: Dental implants, Hypothyroidism, Osteoporosis
Received: 15 July, 2019 Revised: 02 August 2019 Accepted: 05 August 2019
Corresponding author: Dr. Ashish Pandey, Professor & HOD Department of Prosthodontics, Daswani Dental College & Research Centre, Kota Rajasthan, India
This article may be cited as: Pandey A, Avinash S, Pandey S, Mago HS, Arora S, Mishra A. A Retrospective Study to Assess Outcome of Dental Implants Therapy in Medically Compromised Patients. J Adv Med Dent Scie Res 2019;7(9): 16-20.