DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2394-6040.ijcmph20183858

Dental implants characteristics, stability and designs

Alaa Almalki, Mohammed Albati, Mohammed Alhijaili, Ahmad Hariri, Hydar Alnowaisser, Ali Salem, Ibrahim Alibrahim, Redwan Alfattany, Mujtaba Alnowaisser, Ebtihal Alshahrani

Abstract


One of the recent advances in the field of dentistry is to provide prothesis that can replace lost natural teeth. Over several decades, researches were endeavouring to create dental implants with optimized criteria that allow long-term function and stability. After notable success, the use of dental implant has become an almost daily routine in dental practice. However, many factors can influence the success of dental implantation procedures. Primary implant stability remains the most reliable predictor of dental implants success, and many factors are known to have a considerable impact on the implant stability such as the thread morphology, the implant size and length, the implant body shape, the surgical technique use, and the underlying bone heath. Knowledge of these factors is essential for optimizing the outcome of dental implantation procedures even in unfavourable conditions. Therefore, this article aims at reviewing and discussing the various dental implants designs, characteristics, and stability.


Keywords


Characteristics, Dental implants, Designs, Morphology, Stability

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