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11. The Use of a 6.5 mm Diameter Implant to Accomplish Successful Immediate Placement of Dental Implants: A Case Series Report By Paul S. Rosen, Fredrik Engman, Neil Meredith, Adam D. Rosen
The similarity in success rate between implants placed immediately following tooth removal versus those placed after a period of bone healing has been well documented. It is not unreasonable to expect a success rate in the range of 95% or better for either approach. Whether an immediate or a delayed approach is selected, the inevitable success relies heavily on achieving primary stability at the time of implant placement which can be measured by insertion torque and/or resonance frequency analysis. Recently, an implant company has embarked on introducing a 6.5 mm diameter implant to facilitate immediate implant placement at wider extraction sites where more conventional sizes are less appropriate. This company’s surface has demonstrated that it is highly osteoconductive such that RFA values at early time points tend to remain stable or increase “bumped” up rather than show a dip due to temporary loss of primary stability. This case series reports on the initial experiences using a 6.5 mm wide implant to achieve successful outcomes for wider extraction sockets.
23. Pouch and Tunnel Technique for Augmentation of Gingival Recession: A Case Series By Dr. Tarun Kumar, Dr. Triveni, Dr. V. Priyadharshini, Dr. Vinita Jain, Dr. DS Mehta
The correction of the gingival recession defects is becoming one of the most predominant concerns for the periodontist. The treatment modality of Miller’s Class I and II defects is mainly based on the preservation of the interdental papilla with minimal surgical trauma at the recipient site for achieving predictable results.
35. Common Dental Implant Mishaps and Failures By Dr. Shady A. M. Negm, Dr. Ahmed S. M. El-Mallah, Dr. Ahmed H. Ayoub
Depending on our long time practice in the field of implant, We would give you some tips regarding implant failures and mistakes which might happen. The reason of developing so many dental implant mistakes is because of implant dentistry was not a part of the dental school curriculum of the vast majority of dentists in practice today. Only now are dental schools starting to incorporate adequate training in implantology. So that, there are many reasons that mistakes happen. Many dentists simply don’t possess the training or qualifications necessary to be successful. Sadly, these dentists are more concerned with saving money by cutting corners or performing a procedure too quickly. Below we have provided several factors that can contribute to dental implant mistakes. And we will illustrate the common reasons for dental implant failure.
43. DenTack QUAD Dental Implant: A Preliminary Evaluation of a Novel Dental Implant and a 3 Years Follow-up Report (2010-2013) By Dr. Nachum Samet
Dental implants are vastly used as replacements for natural dental roots. Over the last decades, dental implants have been proven to provide excellent solutions for patients, whose other choices were either to use a removable denture or to prepare natural teeth as abutments for dental bridges. During this time, a few factors were determined as critical for long term success, mainly: materials, surface characteristics, and implant stability. Initial implant stability in particular is linked with short and long term success rates. With more and more publications demonstrating the long-term successes of short implants, coupled with the inherent limitations of bone augmentation procedures, short implants are now acceptable as a valid treatment alternative. Based on current knowledge and understanding of bone biology and implant designs, DenTack aims to present a different solution. The innovative QUAD implant was developed to enable higher primary stability. This is gained by utilizing a unique expandable mechanism, which modifies the implant’s geometry after insertion. In order to evaluate the clinical performance of DenTack’s QUAD implants, a case series evaluation process was designed and reported on in this article.