Volume 9 Issue 2 (February, 2020)

Original Articles

Evaluation of Prosthetic complications of dental implants
Rahul Sharma, Salman A. L. Ansari, Sumanjit, Avineet Kaur, Iqra Khilji, Damanpreet Kaur

Background: both single crown implants and implant-supported fixed partial dentures (FPDs) are the available options. The present study was conducted to assess prosthetic complications of dental implants. Materials & Methods: 144 dental implants in 95 patients of both genders were recorded. The type of dental implant, location, number, complications arising from prosthetic portion of dental implants was recorded. Results: 55 males had 80 and 40 females had 64 dental implants. The common complications were loose abutment in 3, fracture abutment in 2, veneer porcelain fracture in 4, screw fracture in 1 and prosthesis framework fracture in 2 cases. The difference was significant (P< 0.05). Conclusion: Common complications were loose abutment, fracture abutment, veneer porcelain fracture, screw fracture and prosthesis framework fracture. Key words: Dental implant, Screw fracture, Prosthetic

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