A review of the aetiology and management of fractured dental implants and a case report

@article{Virdee2007ARO,
  title={A review of the aetiology and management of fractured dental implants and a case report},
  author={P K Virdee and Karl Bishop},
  journal={BDJ},
  year={2007},
  volume={203},
  pages={461-466}
}
Osseo-integrated dental implants offer a predictable treatment for the replacement of missing teeth. Despite the high success, complications can occur such as loss of integration, peri-implantitis and mucositis as well as mechanical problems. The latter includes screw loosening and more significantly fracture of the implant itself. As implant use is increasing, practitioners are more likely to face, and have to deal with, such complications. This report describes the management of a patient… CONTINUE READING

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