Osseointegration of oral implants in older and younger adults.

Abstract

Osseointegration involves an osseous healing response that may be compromised by aging. This study aimed to test the hypothesis that there is no difference between older and younger adults in osseointegration success. A comparison was made between closely matched groups of 39 older adults who had 190 implants supporting 45 oral prostheses and 43 younger… (More)

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@article{Bryant1998OsseointegrationOO, title={Osseointegration of oral implants in older and younger adults.}, author={Shanequa Bryant and George A. Zarb}, journal={The International journal of oral & maxillofacial implants}, year={1998}, volume={13 4}, pages={492-9} }