Dental implant treatment in elderly patients


6 studies were included in this review of dental implant treatment on patients aged 65 and over. The review suggests good outcomes up to 10 years although the findings should be interpreted cautiously.

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Little evidence available on the effect of prosthetic margin placement on the incidence of secondary caries


The placement of prosthetic restoration finish line is the subject of much interest and debate. The aim of this review was to assess the effect of prosthetic margin placement on caries susceptibility of abutment teeth Searches were conducted in PubMed, Embase, Google Scholar, Cochrane Central Register of Database of Systematic reviews, Cochrane Central Register of [read the full story…]

Limited evidence for the impact of the dental implant-abutment connection on crestal bone


Insertion of dental implants is commonly associated with bone remodeling. A number of biological, technical and biomedical factors are considered to affect the degree of remodeling. The aim of this review was to assess the impact of implant– abutment configuration and the positioning of the machined collar/microgap on crestal bone level changes? PubMed and the [read the full story…]