Prosthetic Survival and Complication Rate of Single Implant Treatment in the Periodontally Healthy Patient after 16 to 22 Years of Follow-Up.

@article{Dierens2016ProstheticSA,
  title={Prosthetic Survival and Complication Rate of Single Implant Treatment in the Periodontally Healthy Patient after 16 to 22 Years of Follow-Up.},
  author={Melissa C A Dierens and Hugo De Bruyn and Jen{\"o} Kisch and Krister Nilner and Jan Cosyn and Stefan Vandeweghe},
  journal={Clinical implant dentistry and related research},
  year={2016},
  volume={18 1},
  pages={117-28}
}
BACKGROUND Single implants were introduced in the 1980s, but long-term follow-up is scarce. PURPOSE The study aims to retrospectively investigate the prosthetic survival and complication rates of single implants in periodontally healthy patients after 16-22 years, and to evaluate the influence of different prosthetic procedures. MATERIALS AND METHODS Patients with a single implant were recalled for clinical examination. Prosthetic procedures included single-tooth (ST) and CeraOne (CO… CONTINUE READING