Biocompatible materials placed into (endosseous) or onto (subperiosteal) the jawbone to support a crown, bridge, or artificial tooth, or to stabilize a diseased tooth.
Insertion of an implant into the bone of the mandible or maxilla. The implant has an exposed head which protrudes through the mucosa and is a prosthodontic abutment.
The grafting or inserting of a prosthetic device of alloplastic material into the oral tissue beneath the mucosal or periosteal layer or within the bone. Its purpose is to provide support and retention to a partial or complete denture.
Devices, usually alloplastic, surgically inserted into or onto the jawbone, which support a single prosthetic tooth and serve either as abutments or as cosmetic replacements for missing teeth.
The plan and delineation of dental prostheses in general or a specific dental prosthesis. It does not include DENTURE DESIGN. The framework usually consists of metal.
A prosthesis that gains its support, stability, and retention from a substructure that is implanted under the soft tissues of the basal seat of the device and is in contact with bone. (From Boucher's Clinical Dental Terminology, 4th ed)
The growth action of bone tissue as it assimilates surgically implanted devices or prostheses to be used as either replacement parts (e.g., hip) or as anchors (e.g., endosseous dental implants).
The total of dental diagnostic, preventive, and restorative services provided to meet the needs of a patient (from Illustrated Dictionary of Dentistry, 1982).
Inability or inadequacy of a dental restoration or prosthesis to perform as expected.
Endosseous dental implantation where implants are fitted with an abutment or where an implant with a transmucosal coronal portion is used immediately (within 1 week) after the initial extraction. Conventionally, the implantation is performed in two stages with more than two months in between the stages.
Natural teeth or teeth roots used as anchorage for a fixed or removable denture or other prosthesis (such as an implant) serving the same purpose.
A dark-gray, metallic element of widespread distribution but occurring in small amounts; atomic number, 22; atomic weight, 47.90; symbol, Ti; specific gravity, 4.5; used for fixation of fractures. (Dorland, 28th ed)
Preprosthetic surgery involving rib, cartilage, or iliac crest bone grafts, usually autologous, or synthetic implants for rebuilding the alveolar ridge.
An inflammatory process with loss of supporting bone in the tissues surrounding functioning DENTAL IMPLANTS.
The total absence of teeth from either the mandible or the maxilla, but not both. Total absence of teeth from both is MOUTH, EDENTULOUS. Partial absence of teeth in either is JAW, EDENTULOUS, PARTIALLY.
Artificial substitutes for body parts, and materials inserted into tissue for functional, cosmetic, or therapeutic purposes. Prostheses can be functional, as in the case of artificial arms and legs, or cosmetic, as in the case of an artificial eye. Implants, all surgically inserted or grafted into the body, tend to be used therapeutically. IMPLANTS, EXPERIMENTAL is available for those used experimentally.
Use for articles concerning dental education in general.
Small containers or pellets of a solid drug implanted in the body to achieve sustained release of the drug.
Educational institutions for individuals specializing in the field of dentistry.
Radiographic techniques used in dentistry.
Holding a DENTAL PROSTHESIS in place by its design, or by the use of additional devices or adhesives.
Individuals enrolled a school of dentistry or a formal educational program in leading to a degree in dentistry.
Absence of teeth from a portion of the mandible and/or maxilla.
Surgery necessary for a denture to rest on a firm base, free from marked osseous protuberances or undercuts, and devoid of interfering muscle attachments, excess mucoperiosteum, hyperplasias, and fibrous or papillary growths.
Removable prosthesis constructed over natural teeth or implanted studs.
Localized destruction of the tooth surface initiated by decalcification of the enamel followed by enzymatic lysis of organic structures and leading to cavity formation. If left unchecked, the cavity may penetrate the enamel and dentin and reach the pulp.
The plan and delineation of DENTAL IMPLANT fitting with DENTAL ABUTMENT.
The largest and strongest bone of the FACE constituting the lower jaw. It supports the lower teeth.
Materials used in the production of dental bases, restorations, impressions, prostheses, etc.
A complete denture replacing all the natural mandibular teeth and associated structures. It is completely supported by the oral tissue and underlying mandibular bone.
Resorption or wasting of the tooth-supporting bone (ALVEOLAR PROCESS) in the MAXILLA or MANDIBLE.
A partial denture attached to prepared natural teeth, roots, or implants by cementation.
Dental care for patients with chronic diseases. These diseases include chronic cardiovascular, endocrinologic, hematologic, immunologic, neoplastic, and renal diseases. The concept does not include dental care for the mentally or physically disabled which is DENTAL CARE FOR DISABLED.
The air space located in the body of the MAXILLARY BONE near each cheek. Each maxillary sinus communicates with the middle passage (meatus) of the NASAL CAVITY on the same side.
The thickest and spongiest part of the maxilla and mandible hollowed out into deep cavities for the teeth.
Facilities where dental care is provided to patients.
The giving of attention to the special dental needs of children, including the prevention of tooth diseases and instruction in dental hygiene and dental health. The dental care may include the services provided by dental specialists.
Artificial substitutes for body parts and materials inserted into organisms during experimental studies.
Implants used to reconstruct and/or cosmetically enhance the female breast. They have an outer shell or envelope of silicone elastomer and are filled with either saline or silicone gel. The outer shell may be either smooth or textured.
A richly vascularized and innervated connective tissue of mesodermal origin, contained in the central cavity of a tooth and delimited by the dentin, and having formative, nutritive, sensory, and protective functions. (Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992)
Persons trained in an accredited school or dental college and licensed by the state in which they reside to provide dental prophylaxis under the direction of a licensed dentist.
A hollow part of the alveolar process of the MAXILLA or MANDIBLE where each tooth fits and is attached via the periodontal ligament.
Surgical procedures used to treat disease, injuries, and defects of the oral and maxillofacial region.
The application of dental knowledge to questions of law.
The teaching staff and members of the administrative staff having academic rank in a dental school.
A mixture of metallic elements or compounds with other metallic or metalloid elements in varying proportions for use in restorative or prosthetic dentistry.
Presentation devices used for patient education and technique training in dentistry.
A rapid, low-dose, digital imaging system using a small intraoral sensor instead of radiographic film, an intensifying screen, and a charge-coupled device. It presents the possibility of reduced patient exposure and minimal distortion, although resolution and latitude are inferior to standard dental radiography. A receiver is placed in the mouth, routing signals to a computer which images the signals on a screen or in print. It includes digitizing from x-ray film or any other detector. (From MEDLINE abstracts; personal communication from Dr. Charles Berthold, NIDR)
Characteristics or attributes of the outer boundaries of objects, including molecules.
Reducing a dead body to ashes by burning or incineration.
Dental care for the emotionally, mentally, or physically disabled patient. It does not include dental care for the chronically ill ( = DENTAL CARE FOR CHRONICALLY ILL).
One of a pair of irregularly shaped bones that form the upper jaw. A maxillary bone provides tooth sockets for the superior teeth, forms part of the ORBIT, and contains the MAXILLARY SINUS.
Guided BONE TRANSPLANTATION of the MAXILLARY SINUS surface with a BONE SUBSTITUTE grafting. It increases the bone volume at the site of the DENTAL IMPLANT and helps stabilize it.
Zirconium. A rather rare metallic element, atomic number 40, atomic weight 91.22, symbol Zr. (From Dorland, 28th ed)
Abnormal fear or dread of visiting the dentist for preventive care or therapy and unwarranted anxiety over dental procedures.
Scientific study of human skeletal remains with the express purpose of identification. This includes establishing individual identity, trauma analysis, facial reconstruction, photographic superimposition, determination of time interval since death, and crime-scene recovery. Forensic anthropologists do not certify cause of death but provide data to assist in determination of probable cause. This is a branch of the field of physical anthropology and qualified individuals are certified by the American Board of Forensic Anthropology. (From Am J Forensic Med Pathol 1992 Jun;13(2):146)
Usually a written medical and nursing care program designed for a particular patient.
Insurance providing coverage for dental care.
Personnel whose work is prescribed and supervised by the dentist.
Services designed to promote, maintain, or restore dental health.
A prosthetic restoration that reproduces the entire surface anatomy of the visible natural crown of a tooth. It may be partial (covering three or more surfaces of a tooth) or complete (covering all surfaces). It is made of gold or other metal, porcelain, or resin.
The curve formed by the row of TEETH in their normal position in the JAW. The inferior dental arch is formed by the mandibular teeth, and the superior dental arch by the maxillary teeth.
The study of laws, theories, and hypotheses through a systematic examination of pertinent facts and their interpretation in the field of dentistry. (From Jablonski, Illustrated Dictionary of Dentistry, 1982, p674)
The giving of attention to the special dental needs of the elderly for proper maintenance or treatment. The dental care may include the services provided by dental specialists.
A film that attaches to teeth, often causing DENTAL CARIES and GINGIVITIS. It is composed of MUCINS, secreted from salivary glands, and microorganisms.
The failure to retain teeth as a result of disease or injury.
Examination of the mouth and teeth toward the identification and diagnosis of intraoral disease or manifestation of non-oral conditions.
Rounded objects made of coral, teflon, or alloplastic polymer and covered with sclera, and which are implanted in the orbit following enucleation. An artificial eye (EYE, ARTIFICIAL) is usually attached to the anterior of the orbital implant for cosmetic purposes.
A denture replacing one or more (but not all) natural teeth. It is supported and retained by underlying tissue and some or all of the remaining teeth.
The room or rooms in which the dentist and dental staff provide care. Offices include all rooms in the dentist's office suite.
Data collected during dental examination for the purpose of study, diagnosis, or treatment planning.
Total lack of teeth through disease or extraction.
Personnel who provide dental service to patients in an organized facility, institution or agency.
The description and measurement of the various factors that produce physical stress upon dental restorations, prostheses, or appliances, materials associated with them, or the natural oral structures.
The closeness of a determined value of a physical dimension to the actual value.
The nonexpendable items used by the dentist or dental staff in the performance of professional duties. (From Boucher's Clinical Dental Terminology, 4th ed, p106)
Nonspecialized dental practice which is concerned with providing primary and continuing dental care.
The testing of materials and devices, especially those used for PROSTHESES AND IMPLANTS; SUTURES; TISSUE ADHESIVES; etc., for hardness, strength, durability, safety, efficacy, and biocompatibility.
An alloy used in restorative dentistry that contains mercury, silver, tin, copper, and possibly zinc.
Extraoral body-section radiography depicting an entire maxilla, or both maxilla and mandible, on a single film.
The retention of a denture in place by design, device, or adhesion.
The grafting of bone from a donor site to a recipient site.
Renewal or repair of lost bone tissue. It excludes BONY CALLUS formed after BONE FRACTURES but not yet replaced by hard bone.
Computed tomography modalities which use a cone or pyramid-shaped beam of radiation.
Hydrofluoric acid. A solution of hydrogen fluoride in water. It is a colorless fuming liquid which can cause painful burns.
Individuals who assist the dentist or the dental hygienist.
Bony structure of the mouth that holds the teeth. It consists of the MANDIBLE and the MAXILLA.
Educational programs designed to inform dentists of recent advances in their fields.
A partial denture designed and constructed to be removed readily from the mouth.
A complete denture replacing all the natural maxillary teeth and associated maxillary structures. It is completely supported by the oral tissue and underlying maxillary bone.
A range of methods used to reduce pain and anxiety during dental procedures.
Synthetic or natural materials, other than DRUGS, that are used to replace or repair any body TISSUES or bodily function.
The most posterior teeth on either side of the jaw, totaling eight in the deciduous dentition (2 on each side, upper and lower), and usually 12 in the permanent dentition (three on each side, upper and lower). They are grinding teeth, having large crowns and broad chewing surfaces. (Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p821)
Bone lengthening by gradual mechanical distraction. An external fixation device produces the distraction across the bone plate. The technique was originally applied to long bones but in recent years the method has been adapted for use with mandibular implants in maxillofacial surgery.
The fusion of ceramics (porcelain) to an alloy of two or more metals for use in restorative and prosthodontic dentistry. Examples of metal alloys employed include cobalt-chromium, gold-palladium, gold-platinum-palladium, and nickel-based alloys.
A mass of tissue that has been cut away from its surrounding areas to be used in TISSUE TRANSPLANTATION.
A branch of the trigeminal (5th cranial) nerve. The mandibular nerve carries motor fibers to the muscles of mastication and sensory fibers to the teeth and gingivae, the face in the region of the mandible, and parts of the dura.
Biocompatible materials usually used in dental and bone implants that enhance biologic fixation, thereby increasing the bond strength between the coated material and bone, and minimize possible biological effects that may result from the implant itself.
Any of the eight frontal teeth (four maxillary and four mandibular) having a sharp incisal edge for cutting food and a single root, which occurs in man both as a deciduous and a permanent tooth. (Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p820)
Synthetic or natural materials for the replacement of bones or bone tissue. They include hard tissue replacement polymers, natural coral, hydroxyapatite, beta-tricalcium phosphate, and various other biomaterials. The bone substitutes as inert materials can be incorporated into surrounding tissue or gradually replaced by original tissue.
The surgical removal of a tooth. (Dorland, 28th ed)
Educational programs for dental graduates entering a specialty. They include formal specialty training as well as academic work in the clinical and basic dental sciences, and may lead to board certification or an advanced dental degree.
A treatment modality in endodontics concerned with the therapy of diseases of the dental pulp. For preparatory procedures, ROOT CANAL PREPARATION is available.
The field of dentistry involved in procedures for designing and constructing dental appliances. It includes also the application of any technology to the field of dentistry.
The principles of proper professional conduct concerning the rights and duties of the dentist, relations with patients and fellow practitioners, as well as actions of the dentist in patient care and interpersonal relations with patient families. (From Stedman, 25th ed)
Implants constructed of materials designed to be absorbed by the body without producing an immune response. They are usually composed of plastics and are frequently used in orthopedics and orthodontics.
Hospital department providing dental care.
Individuals licensed to practice DENTISTRY.
The mineral component of bones and teeth; it has been used therapeutically as a prosthetic aid and in the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis.
Societies whose membership is limited to dentists.
A systematic collection of factual data pertaining to dental or oral health and disease in a human population within a given geographic area.
A computer based method of simulating or analyzing the behavior of structures or components.
A chronic endemic form of hypoplasia of the dental enamel caused by drinking water with a high fluorine content during the time of tooth formation, and characterized by defective calcification that gives a white chalky appearance to the enamel, which gradually undergoes brown discoloration. (Jablonski's Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p286)
Facilities for the performance of services related to dental treatment but not done directly in the patient's mouth.
The bone of the lower leg lateral to and smaller than the tibia. In proportion to its length, it is the most slender of the long bones.
The granting of a license to practice dentistry.
Any system of defining ownership of dentures or dental prostheses.
The part of a tooth from the neck to the apex, embedded in the alveolar process and covered with cementum. A root may be single or divided into several branches, usually identified by their relative position, e.g., lingual root or buccal root. Single-rooted teeth include mandibular first and second premolars and the maxillary second premolar teeth. The maxillary first premolar has two roots in most cases. Maxillary molars have three roots. (Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p690)
Nitric acid (HNO3). A colorless liquid that is used in the manufacture of inorganic and organic nitrates and nitro compounds for fertilizers, dye intermediates, explosives, and many different organic chemicals. Continued exposure to vapor may cause chronic bronchitis; chemical pneumonitis may occur. (From Merck Index, 11th ed)
Various branches of dental practice limited to specialized areas.
Amounts charged to the patient as payer for dental services.
Surgical insertion of an electronic hearing device (COCHLEAR IMPLANTS) with electrodes to the COCHLEAR NERVE in the inner ear to create sound sensation in patients with residual nerve fibers.
Laws and regulations pertaining to devices used in medicine, proposed for enactment, or enacted by a legislative body.
Individuals responsible for fabrication of dental appliances.
Pathological processes involving the PERIODONTIUM including the gum (GINGIVA), the alveolar bone (ALVEOLAR PROCESS), the DENTAL CEMENTUM, and the PERIODONTAL LIGAMENT.
The organization and operation of the business aspects of a dental practice.
The gradual destruction of a metal or alloy due to oxidation or action of a chemical agent. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
Dense fibrous layer formed from mesodermal tissue that surrounds the epithelial enamel organ. The cells eventually migrate to the external surface of the newly formed root dentin and give rise to the cementoblasts that deposit cementum on the developing root, fibroblasts of the developing periodontal ligament, and osteoblasts of the developing alveolar bone.
The facial skeleton, consisting of bones situated between the cranial base and the mandibular region. While some consider the facial bones to comprise the hyoid (HYOID BONE), palatine (HARD PALATE), and zygomatic (ZYGOMA) bones, MANDIBLE, and MAXILLA, others include also the lacrimal and nasal bones, inferior nasal concha, and vomer but exclude the hyoid bone. (Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p113)
Microscopy in which the object is examined directly by an electron beam scanning the specimen point-by-point. The image is constructed by detecting the products of specimen interactions that are projected above the plane of the sample, such as backscattered electrons. Although SCANNING TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPY also scans the specimen point by point with the electron beam, the image is constructed by detecting the electrons, or their interaction products that are transmitted through the sample plane, so that is a form of TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPY.
Skills, techniques, standards, and principles used to improve the art and symmetry of the teeth and face to improve the appearance as well as the function of the teeth, mouth, and face. (From Boucher's Clinical Dental Terminology, 4th ed, p108)
Tongues of skin and subcutaneous tissue, sometimes including muscle, cut away from the underlying parts but often still attached at one end. They retain their own microvasculature which is also transferred to the new site. They are often used in plastic surgery for filling a defect in a neighboring region.
X-RAY COMPUTERIZED TOMOGRAPHY with resolution in the micrometer range.
The profession concerned with the teeth, oral cavity, and associated structures, and the diagnosis and treatment of their diseases including prevention and the restoration of defective and missing tissue.
Oral tissue surrounding and attached to TEETH.
Procedures used to reconstruct, restore, or improve defective, damaged, or missing structures.
The process of bone formation. Histogenesis of bone including ossification.
Freedom of equipment from actual or potential hazards.
Providing for the full range of dental health services for diagnosis, treatment, follow-up, and rehabilitation of patients.
One of a set of bone-like structures in the mouth used for biting and chewing.
The psychological relations between the dentist and patient.
An artificial replacement for one or more natural teeth or part of a tooth, or associated structures, ranging from a portion of a tooth to a complete denture. The dental prosthesis is used for cosmetic or functional reasons, or both. DENTURES and specific types of dentures are also available. (From Boucher's Clinical Dental Terminology, 4th ed, p244 & Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p643)
Education which increases the awareness and favorably influences the attitudes and knowledge relating to the improvement of dental health on a personal or community basis.
Preparation of TOOTH surfaces and DENTAL MATERIALS with etching agents, usually phosphoric acid, to roughen the surface to increase adhesion or osteointegration.
A tooth from which the dental pulp has been removed or is necrotic. (Boucher, Clinical Dental Terminology, 4th ed)
The rotational force about an axis that is equal to the product of a force times the distance from the axis where the force is applied.
Efforts to prevent and control the spread of infections within dental health facilities or those involving provision of dental care.
Mesodermal tissue enclosed in the invaginated portion of the epithelial enamel organ and giving rise to the dentin and pulp.
A general term for the complete loss of the ability to hear from both ears.
Techniques for enhancing and directing cell growth to repopulate specific parts of the PERIODONTIUM that have been damaged by PERIODONTAL DISEASES; TOOTH DISEASES; or TRAUMA, or to correct TOOTH ABNORMALITIES. Repopulation and repair is achieved by guiding the progenitor cells to reproduce in the desired location by blocking contact with surrounding tissue by use of membranes composed of synthetic or natural material that may include growth inducing factors as well.
The optimal state of the mouth and normal functioning of the organs of the mouth without evidence of disease.
Hand-held tools or implements especially used by dental professionals for the performance of clinical tasks.
A detailed review and evaluation of selected clinical records by qualified professional personnel for evaluating quality of dental care.
The process of generating three-dimensional images by electronic, photographic, or other methods. For example, three-dimensional images can be generated by assembling multiple tomographic images with the aid of a computer, while photographic 3-D images (HOLOGRAPHY) can be made by exposing film to the interference pattern created when two laser light sources shine on an object.
Any waste product generated by a dental office, surgery, clinic, or laboratory including amalgams, saliva, and rinse water.

Palatal bone support for orthodontic implant anchorage--a clinical and radiological study. (1/467)

When maximal anchorage is required during orthodontic treatment, additional aids are often needed to support the anchoring teeth. While intra-oral aids may be limited in their anchorage potential, extra-oral anchoring aids are often rejected by the patients. Endosseous implants may therefore be a valuable alternative for stable intra-oral anchorage. However, the possibility of using conventional implants is insufficient, e.g. for treating purely orthodontic patients with full dentition or where extraction sites are to be closed. Therefore, the mid-sagittal area of the palate is an alternative insertion site for the placement of implants for orthodontic anchorage. The limited bone height in this area inspired this comparison between bone thickness in the implantation site as verified by probing during the implantation of Straumann Ortho-system implants, and thickness as measured on the lateral cephalogram. The results suggest that vertical bone support is at least 2 mm higher than apparent on the cephalogram. In none of 12 patients was a perforation to the nasal cavity found. However, in five subjects the implant projected into the nasal cavity on the post-operative cephalogram. These results were supported by the study of the projections of palate and wires in wire-marked skulls where the wires were placed bilaterally on the nasal floor and on the nasal crest. It is therefore concluded that the mid-sagittal area of the palate lends sufficient bony support for the implantation of small implants (4-6 mm endosseous length, diameter 3.3 mm).  (+info)

Bone response to orthodontic loading of endosseous implants in the rabbit calvaria: early continuous distalizing forces. (2/467)

The purpose of this experimental study was to evaluate the effect of early orthodontic loading on the stability and bone-implant interface of titanium implants in a rabbit model. Twenty-four short threaded titanium fixtures were inserted in the calvarial mid-sagittal suture of 10 rabbits. Two weeks following insertion, 20 implants (test group) were subjected to continuous distalization forces of 150 g for a period of 8 weeks. The remaining four implants (control group) were left unloaded for the same follow-up interval. Clinically, all implants except for one test fixture were stable, and exhibited no mobility or displacement throughout the experimental loading period. Histologically, all stable implants were well-integrated into bone. No differences could be found between the pressure and tension surfaces of the test implants relative to bone quality and density within a range of 1000 microns from the fixture surface. Similarly, qualitative differences were not observed between the apical and coronal portions of test fixtures. Morphometrically, a mean percentage bone-to-implant contact of 76.00 +/- 18.73 per cent was found at the test pressure sides, 75.00 +/- 11.54 per cent at the test tension sides, and 68.00 +/- 15.55 per cent at the control unloaded surfaces. No statistically significant differences in the percentage of bone-to-metal contact length fraction were found between test pressure surfaces, test tension surfaces, and unloaded control surfaces. Marginal bone resorption around the implant collar or immediately beneath it was found in roughly the same percentage of analysed sites in the test and control fixtures. In contrast, slight bone apposition was demonstrated at the implant collar of the test pressure surfaces, while no apposition or resorption were observed in the test tension zones. This study suggests that short endosseous implants can be used as anchoring units for orthodontic tooth movement early in the post-insertion healing period.  (+info)

The Procera abutment--the fifth generation abutment for dental implants. (3/467)

The Branemark dental implant has undergone progressive development in terms of both the implant body itself and the components connecting the implant to the prosthesis. Many screw and abutment designs have been developed, with various degrees of success. About 15 years ago, CAD (computer-assisted design)-CAM (computer-assisted manufacture) technology was introduced to dentists. More recently CAD-CAM has been used in the manufacture of abutments for implants. This article reviews currently available techniques for creating the Procera custom abutment (Nobel Biocare, Goteborg, Sweden) and outlines appropriate applications for this type of implant.  (+info)

Surgical simulation of Class III edentulous patient using a 3D craniofacial model: report of a case. (4/467)

A case of edentulous prognathism in a 46-year-old Japanese male is presented. We described the outcome of the patient who underwent simultaneous sagittal splitting ramus osteotomy of the edentulous mandible, interpositional bone graft of severely atrophic edentulous jaws, and delayed placement of titanium implants for reconstruction. We highly recommend performing a surgical simulation using a craniofacial model of the patient's anatomy created using CT image data. The procedure provides almost ideal maxillary and mandibular contours.  (+info)

C-telopeptide pyridinoline cross-links (ICTP) and periodontal pathogens associated with endosseous oral implants. (5/467)

Detection of periodontal or peri-implant sites exhibiting progressing disease or those at risk of deterioration has proven difficult. Pyridinoline cross-linked carboxyterminal telopeptide of type I collagen (ICTP), a marker specific for bone degradation found in gingival crevicular fluid (GCF), has been associated with both bone and attachment loss in periodontitis and may be useful for predicting disease activity. The aim of this cross-sectional study was to examine the relationship between ICTP levels and subgingival species around implants and teeth from 20 partially and 2 fully edentulous patients. GCF and plaque samples were collected from the mesiobuccal site of each implant and tooth. Radioimmunoassay techniques were utilized to determine GCF ICTP levels. Plaque samples were analyzed utilizing checkerboard DNA-DNA hybridization. Traditional clinical parameters were assessed. Seventy-one implants and 370 teeth from 22 subjects were examined. ICTP levels and subgingival plaque composition were not significantly different between implants and teeth. Implant sites colonized by Prevotella intermedia, Capnocytophaga gingivalis, Fusobacterium nucleatum ss vincentii, and Streptococcus gordonii exhibited odds ratios of 12.4, 9.3, 8.1, and 6.7, respectively of detecting ICTP. These results suggest a relationship between elevated ICTP levels at implant sites and some species associated with disease progression. Longitudinal studies are necessary to determine whether elevated ICTP levels may predict the development of peri-implant bone loss.  (+info)

Changing paradigms in implant dentistry. (6/467)

This review focuses on five paradigms of implant dentistry which have undergone considerable modifications in recent years. An attempt was made to select and include all the relevant citations of the past 10 years. These five paradigms document the debate in the clinical and scientific community and include the aspects of (1) smooth vs. rough implant surfaces, (2) submerged vs. non-submerged implant installation techniques, (3) mixed tooth-implant vs. solely implant-supported reconstructions, (4) morse-taper abutment fixation vs. butt-joint interfaces, and (5) titanium abutments vs. esthetic abutments in clinical situations where esthetics is of primary concern.  (+info)

Dental products devices; reclassification of endosseous dental implant accessories. Food and Drug Administration, HHS. Final rule. (7/467)

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is reclassifying the manually powered drill bits, screwdrivers, countertorque devices, placement and removal tools, laboratory pieces used for fabrication of dental prosthetics, trial abutments, and other manually powered endosseous dental implant accessories from class III to class I. These devices are intended to aid in the placement or removal of endosseous dental implants and abutments, prepare the site for placement of endosseous dental implants or abutments, aid in the fitting of endosseous dental implants or abutments, aid in the fabrication of dental prosthetics, and be used as an accessory with endosseous dental implants when tissue contact will last less than an hour. FDA is also exempting these devices from premarket notification. This reclassification is on the Secretary of Health and Human Services' own initiative based on new information. This action is being taken under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (the act), as amended by the Medical Device Amendments of 1976 (the 1976 amendments), the Safe Medical Devices Act of 1990 (the SMDA), and the Food and Drug Administration Modernization Act of 1997 (FDAMA).  (+info)

Hard palate deformation in an animal model following quasi-static loading to stimulate that of orthodontic anchorage implants. (8/467)

The aim of the present investigation was to identify adequate implant treatment for young patients. In an animal model palate deformation was investigated by acute quasi-static loading. Three series of tests (with newborn, young and adult pigs) were performed, each with two groups (one or two-point stress) and 5-7 animals per group. Discs with a diameter of 3 and 5 mm were placed in group 1 in the suture area, and in group 2 at both the right and left sides of the suture. Deformation was analysed by a computerized three-dimensional (3D) photo-imaging evaluation system. In young animals the one-point load at a significantly lower force level led to fractures in comparison with the two-point load (P < 0.001). Similar results were measured by an increase in the size of one disc from 3 to 5 mm (P < 0.001). In contrast, adult pigs showed stable results with both methods. In general, a larger disc diameter led to less instability. The one-point load seems to be suitable for adult animals, whereas a two-point load might be favourable during ossification. The advantage of the two-point load is the generation of a higher stress and therefore improved control of dental fixation. However, further tests are necessary to investigate the long-term effects.  (+info)

Peri-implantitis is characterized by symptoms such as bleeding, swelling, pain, and difficulty chewing. The condition is caused by a combination of factors, including poor oral hygiene, smoking, poorly fitted dentures, and an excessive amount of bacteria on the implant surface.

Treatment for peri-implantitis typically involves a thorough cleaning of the implant surface and surrounding tissues, as well as antibiotics to reduce inflammation. In severe cases, surgical intervention may be necessary to remove any infected tissue and restore the health of the implant and supporting bone.

Preventative measures for peri-implantitis include good oral hygiene practices such as regular brushing and flossing, avoiding smoking and excessive alcohol consumption, and ensuring proper fit and maintenance of dentures and other prosthetic devices. Early detection and treatment of the condition can help prevent more severe complications and ensure the long-term success of the implant.

Definition: A jaw that is toothless or lacking teeth. This can occur due to various reasons such as tooth loss due to decay, periodontal disease, trauma, or other conditions.

Synonyms: Toothless jaw, odontoless jaw, edentulous ridge.

During dental procedures, the term "edentulous" is commonly used to describe a patient who has no teeth in a specific arch (either maxillary or mandibular). This information helps dentists and dental specialists determine the appropriate course of treatment, such as dentures, implants, or other restorative procedures.

See Also: Dentition, Dental Arch, Tooth Loss.

A condition where one or more teeth are missing from the jawbone, resulting in a partial dental defect. This can cause difficulties with chewing, speaking, and other oral functions. Treatment options may include dentures, implants, or bridges to restore the natural function and appearance of the mouth.

Symptoms may include sensitivity, discomfort, visible holes or stains on teeth, bad breath, and difficulty chewing or biting. If left untreated, dental caries can progress and lead to more serious complications such as abscesses, infections, and even tooth loss.

To prevent dental caries, it is essential to maintain good oral hygiene habits, including brushing your teeth at least twice a day with fluoride toothpaste, flossing daily, and using mouthwash regularly. Limiting sugary foods and drinks and visiting a dentist for regular check-ups can also help prevent the disease.

Dental caries is treatable through various methods such as fillings, crowns, root canals, extractions, and preventive measures like fissure sealants and fluoride applications. Early detection and prompt treatment are crucial to prevent further damage and restore oral health.

The alveolar bone is a specialized type of bone that forms the socket in which the tooth roots are embedded. It provides support and stability to the teeth and helps maintain the proper position of the teeth in their sockets. When the alveolar bone is lost, the teeth may become loose or even fall out completely.

Alveolar bone loss can be detected through various diagnostic methods such as dental X-rays, CT scans, or MRI scans. Treatment options for alveolar bone loss depend on the underlying cause and may include antibiotics, bone grafting, or tooth extraction.

In the context of dentistry, alveolar bone loss is a common complication of periodontal disease, which is a chronic inflammatory condition that affects the supporting structures of the teeth, including the gums and bone. The bacteria that cause periodontal disease can lead to the destruction of the alveolar bone, resulting in tooth loss.

In addition to periodontal disease, other factors that can contribute to alveolar bone loss include:

* Trauma or injury to the teeth or jaw
* Poorly fitting dentures or other prosthetic devices
* Infections or abscesses in the mouth
* Certain systemic diseases such as osteoporosis or cancer

Overall, alveolar bone loss is a significant issue in dentistry and can have a major impact on the health and function of the teeth and jaw. It is essential to seek professional dental care if symptoms of alveolar bone loss are present to prevent further damage and restore oral health.

Plaque is a key risk factor for dental caries (tooth decay) and periodontal disease, which can lead to tooth loss if left untreated. In addition, research suggests that there may be a link between oral bacteria and certain systemic diseases, such as heart disease and diabetes. Therefore, maintaining good oral hygiene practices, such as regular brushing and flossing, is essential to prevent the accumulation of plaque and promote overall health.

There are several types of tooth loss, including:

1. Anterior tooth loss: This occurs when one or more front teeth are missing.
2. Posterior tooth loss: This occurs when one or more back teeth are missing.
3. Bilateral tooth loss: This occurs when there is a loss of teeth on both sides of the dental arch.
4. Unilateral tooth loss: This occurs when there is a loss of teeth on one side of the dental arch.
5. Complete tooth loss: This occurs when all teeth are missing from the dental arch.
6. Partial tooth loss: This occurs when only some teeth are missing from the dental arch.

Tooth loss can cause various problems such as difficulty chewing and biting food, speech difficulties, and changes in the appearance of the face and smile. It can also lead to other oral health issues such as shifting of the remaining teeth, bone loss, and gum recession.

Treatment options for tooth loss vary depending on the cause and severity of the condition. Some possible treatments include dentures, implants, bridges, and crowns. It is important to seek professional dental care if you experience any type of tooth loss to prevent further complications and restore oral health.

Some common types of Jaw Diseases include:

1. Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJD): This is a collective term for a group of conditions that affect the TMJ and the surrounding tissues, causing pain and limited movement in the jaw.
2. Osteoarthritis: A condition where the cartilage in the joint deteriorates, leading to bone-on-bone contact and pain.
3. Rheumatoid Arthritis: An autoimmune disorder that can affect the TMJ and cause inflammation, pain, and limited movement.
4. Osteoporosis: A condition where the bones become weak and brittle, which can lead to fractures in the jawbone.
5. TMJ Dislocation: When the ball and socket joint becomes dislocated, it can cause pain and limited movement in the jaw.
6. TMJ Locking: When the joint becomes locked, it can prevent movement and cause pain.
7. TMJ Clicking: A condition where the joint makes a clicking or popping sound when opening or closing the mouth.
8. Paroxysmal TMJ Dysfunction: A condition where the jaw muscles become inflamed and cause spasms, leading to limited movement and pain.
9. Craniomandibular Disorder: A condition that affects the alignment of the upper and lower teeth and the jawbone, causing pain and limited movement.
10. Occlusal Disease: A condition where the teeth do not fit together properly, leading to wear and tear on the TMJ and surrounding tissues.

These Jaw Diseases can be caused by a variety of factors, including genetics, injury, or misalignment of the teeth. Treatment options for Jaw Diseases range from conservative methods such as physical therapy and medication to more invasive procedures like surgery or joint replacement.

Etymology: [O.E. mund, mouth + L. dentatus, toothed.]

Synonyms: Toothless mouth.

Source: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

In layman's terms, this definition is saying that a mouth, edentulous refers to a mouth without teeth. This can be due to various reasons such as tooth loss due to decay, injury, or other factors. The term is used in the medical field, specifically in dentistry, to describe a patient who requires dentures or other prosthetic devices to replace missing teeth.

In conclusion, mouth, edentulous is a medical term used to describe a toothless mouth, and it is commonly used in dentistry to identify patients who require dentures or other prosthetic devices to restore their dental health.

There are two types of fluorosis:

1. Mild fluorosis: This type is characterized by white or brown spots or streaks on the surface of the teeth.
2. Severe fluorosis: This type is characterized by pitting or roughening of the tooth enamel, which can lead to cavities or structural weakness in the teeth.

Fluorosis is typically diagnosed through a visual examination of the teeth. In some cases, X-rays may be used to assess the severity of the condition. There is no specific treatment for fluorosis, but there are ways to manage its symptoms. For mild cases, regular cleaning and polishing of the teeth can help remove any stains or discoloration. In severe cases, dental fillings or crowns may be necessary to restore the damaged teeth.

Preventing fluorosis is much easier than treating it, so it's important to take steps to limit your child's exposure to excessive amounts of fluoride. This includes:

* Using fluoride toothpaste in appropriate amounts (a pea-sized amount for children under 3 years old and a portion the size of a grain of rice for children 3-6 years old)
* Limiting the consumption of fluoridated drinks, such as bottled water or formula, especially for infants
* Using a fluoride-free toothpaste for children under 3 years old
* Monitoring your child's fluoride intake and consulting with your dentist or healthcare provider if you have concerns.

There are several types of periodontal diseases, including:

1. Gingivitis: This is the mildest form of periodontal disease, characterized by redness, swelling, and bleeding of the gums. It is reversible with proper treatment and good oral hygiene.
2. Periodontitis: This is a more severe form of periodontal disease, characterized by the destruction of the periodontal ligament and the jawbone. It can cause teeth to become loose or fall out.
3. Advanced periodontitis: This is the most severe form of periodontal disease, characterized by extensive bone loss and severe gum damage.
4. Periodontal abscess: This is a pocket of pus that forms in the gum tissue as a result of the infection.
5. Peri-implantitis: This is a condition that affects the tissues surrounding dental implants, similar to periodontal disease.

The causes and risk factors for periodontal diseases include:

1. Poor oral hygiene
2. Smoking
3. Diabetes
4. Genetic predisposition
5. Hormonal changes during pregnancy or menopause
6. Poor diet
7. Stress
8. Certain medications

The symptoms of periodontal diseases can include:

1. Redness, swelling, and bleeding of the gums
2. Bad breath
3. Loose teeth or teeth that feel like they are shifting in their sockets
4. Pus between the teeth and gums
5. Changes in the way teeth fit together when biting down

Treatment for periodontal diseases typically involves a combination of professional cleaning, antibiotics, and changes to oral hygiene habits at home. In severe cases, surgery may be necessary to remove infected tissue and restore the health of the teeth and gums.

Preventing periodontal diseases includes:

1. Brushing teeth at least twice a day with a fluoride toothpaste
2. Flossing once a day to remove plaque from between the teeth
3. Using an antibacterial mouthwash
4. Eating a balanced diet and avoiding sugary or acidic foods
5. Quitting smoking
6. Maintaining regular dental check-ups and cleanings.

A tooth that has died due to injury, disease, or other factors and cannot be saved or repaired. A nonvital tooth may require extraction. Also called dead tooth.

The term "nonvital" is used in the medical field to describe something that is not functioning properly or is no longer alive. In the context of dentistry, a nonvital tooth is one that has died and cannot be saved or repaired. This can happen due to injury, disease, or other factors. Nonvital teeth are typically extracted to prevent further infection or complications. The term "dead tooth" is sometimes used interchangeably with "nonvital tooth."

There are several types of deafness, including:

1. Conductive hearing loss: This type of deafness is caused by problems with the middle ear, including the eardrum or the bones of the middle ear. It can be treated with hearing aids or surgery.
2. Sensorineural hearing loss: This type of deafness is caused by damage to the inner ear or auditory nerve. It is typically permanent and cannot be treated with medication or surgery.
3. Mixed hearing loss: This type of deafness is a combination of conductive and sensorineural hearing loss.
4. Auditory processing disorder (APD): This is a condition in which the brain has difficulty processing sounds, even though the ears are functioning normally.
5. Tinnitus: This is a condition characterized by ringing or other sounds in the ears when there is no external source of sound. It can be a symptom of deafness or a separate condition.

There are several ways to diagnose deafness, including:

1. Hearing tests: These can be done in a doctor's office or at a hearing aid center. They involve listening to sounds through headphones and responding to them.
2. Imaging tests: These can include X-rays, CT scans, or MRI scans to look for any physical abnormalities in the ear or brain.
3. Auditory brainstem response (ABR) testing: This is a test that measures the electrical activity of the brain in response to sound. It can be used to diagnose hearing loss in infants and young children.
4. Otoacoustic emissions (OAE) testing: This is a test that measures the sounds produced by the inner ear in response to sound. It can be used to diagnose hearing loss in infants and young children.

There are several ways to treat deafness, including:

1. Hearing aids: These are devices that amplify sound and can be worn in or behind the ear. They can help improve hearing for people with mild to severe hearing loss.
2. Cochlear implants: These are devices that are implanted in the inner ear and can bypass damaged hair cells to directly stimulate the auditory nerve. They can help restore hearing for people with severe to profound hearing loss.
3. Speech therapy: This can help people with hearing loss improve their communication skills, such as speaking and listening.
4. Assistive technology: This can include devices such as captioned phones, alerting systems, and assistive listening devices that can help people with hearing loss communicate more effectively.
5. Medications: There are several medications available that can help treat deafness, such as antibiotics for bacterial infections or steroids to reduce inflammation.
6. Surgery: In some cases, surgery may be necessary to treat deafness, such as when there is a blockage in the ear or when a tumor is present.
7. Stem cell therapy: This is a relatively new area of research that involves using stem cells to repair damaged hair cells in the inner ear. It has shown promising results in some studies.
8. Gene therapy: This involves using genes to repair or replace damaged or missing genes that can cause deafness. It is still an experimental area of research, but it has shown promise in some studies.
9. Implantable devices: These are devices that are implanted in the inner ear and can help restore hearing by bypassing damaged hair cells. Examples include cochlear implants and auditory brainstem implants.
10. Binaural hearing: This involves using a combination of hearing aids and technology to improve hearing in both ears, which can help improve speech recognition and reduce the risk of falls.

It's important to note that the best treatment for deafness will depend on the underlying cause of the condition, as well as the individual's age, overall health, and personal preferences. It's important to work with a healthcare professional to determine the best course of treatment.

Some common types of tooth diseases include:

1. Caries (cavities): A bacterial infection that causes the decay of tooth enamel, leading to holes or cavities in the teeth.
2. Periodontal disease (gum disease): An infection of the tissues surrounding the teeth, including the gums, periodontal ligament, and jawbone.
3. Tooth sensitivity: Pain or discomfort when eating or drinking hot or cold foods and beverages due to exposed dentin or gum recession.
4. Dental abscesses: Infections that can cause pain, swelling, and pus in the teeth and gums.
5. Tooth erosion: Wear away of the tooth enamel caused by acidic foods and drinks or certain medical conditions.
6. Tooth grinding (bruxism): The habit of grinding or clenching the teeth, which can cause wear on the teeth, jaw pain, and headaches.
7. Dental malocclusion: Misalignment of the teeth, which can cause difficulty chewing, speaking, and other oral health problems.
8. Tooth loss: Loss of one or more teeth due to decay, gum disease, injury, or other causes.

Prevention and treatment of tooth diseases usually involve good oral hygiene practices such as brushing, flossing, and regular dental check-ups. In some cases, more advanced treatments such as fillings, crowns, root canals, or extractions may be necessary.

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  • Affordable Dentures & Implants fees are so low, the total cost for the services you will receive at this location are likely less than the co-pay you will be required to pay at most other general dentistry practices. (
  • Affordable Care, LLC serves as the Dental Support Organization for Affordable Dentures & Implants. (
  • The American College of Prosthodontists is the organization of dentists with advanced specialty training who create optimal oral health, both in function and appearance including dental implants, dentures, veneers, crowns, and teeth whitening. (
  • Dental implants look and feel more natural than removable dentures, which makes it easier to speak and chew. (
  • The use of implant-supported fixed partial dentures to restore missing teeth in patients with ARS provides biological and mechanical advantages over conventional, fixed, or removable prosthodontics . (
  • The American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID) reports that 15 million Americans have crown. (
  • Dr. Hugh Flax, one of the cover authors of Dentistry Today's January/February issue, stopped by our booth at the Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting to visit and take a picture with James Radcliffe. (
  • In addition, dental professionals may find answers to critical questions regarding implant therapy in the following guidelines developed by the Academy of Osseointegration (AO) based on recognized standards of care and the results of AO s 2006 Consensus Conference on the State of the Science on Implant Dentistry. (
  • For more on dental implants and scheduling an appointment, contact Assure A Smile , a leading South Florida holistic dentistry in practice for over 25 years. (
  • Your local opportunity to network with peers and discuss the latest treatment approaches in implant dentistry. (
  • ITI Study Clubs promote the dissemination of the latest developments in implant dentistry as well as discussion of clinical questions and an exchange of expertise in the local language of each country and in a trusted environment. (
  • ITI Study Clubs represent a local channel of communication that allows for the dissemination of the latest developments in implant dentistry as well as discussion of clinical questions and an exchange of expertise in the local language of each country. (
  • BIOLASE Inc., which is a company that develops, manufactures, markets, and sells laser systems in dentistry and medicine has BIOLASE User Community Initiative for promoting the use of laser in dental practices such as implants. (
  • The use of antibiotics to prevent infection in implant dentistry is controversial, and there is a need to answer these questions in order to improve the success rates of dental implants whilst minimising complications, harms or adverse effects. (
  • The first Dental Implant Consensus Conference was held to establish initial standards for implant dentistry. (
  • If you require additional procedures before the implant, such as a bone graft if there isn't enough bone present beneath the gum, additional costs may be involved. (
  • The success of implants is due to osseointegration or the direct contact of the implant surface and bone without a fibrous connective tissue interface. (
  • Smoking can make implant and bone integration difficult in the upper jaw, though few. (
  • Today's process leads to bone tissue growth and help join the implant with the bone. (
  • If you're in good health, have healthy gums, and your bone structure offers the right support, your dentist may determine that implants are a good fit. (
  • Six months after extractions, two implants were placed in the location of the lateral incisors and additional bone graft was performed. (
  • 21. Early loading of nonsubmerged titanium implants with a chemically modified sand-blasted and acid-etched surface: 6-month results of a prospective case series study in the posterior mandible focusing on peri-implant crestal bone changes and implant stability quotient (ISQ) values. (
  • 32. Immediate free iliac bone graft after nonsegmental mandibular resection and delayed implant placement: a case series. (
  • 35. Mandibular reconstruction with microsurgical bone flap and dental implants. (
  • New Delhi, 1Department bone support around the implants. (
  • During the initial years, the bone loss around of Prosthodontics, Crown tract the implants determines the success rate of treatment. (
  • Measurement was performed between the implant shoulder and the most apical and horizontal marginal defect by periapical radiographs to examine the changes of periimplant alveolar bone before and 12 months after prosthodontic restoration delivery. (
  • PLS helps preserve crestal bone around the implants, and this concept should be followed when clinical situations in implant placement permit. (
  • Clinicians, researchers, and implant companies have, thus, dedicated time to finding ways to T he overall success of dental implant depends on the presence of good amount and quality of bone around control the crestal bone loss that occurs after abutment the implants, especially the crestal bone. (
  • Initial crestal bone loss results in increased bacterial of implant function is acceptable, and at this level, accumulation and secondary periimplantitis which can the implant is regarded as successful. (
  • There have further result in loss of bone support, which in turn can been many reports on studies to ascertain the causes lead to occlusal overload and crestal bone loss ultimately of bone loss around implants and clinical techniques resulting in implant failure. (
  • Implants replace a missing tooth or teeth with a titanium post which is surgically implanted into the jawbone. (
  • Dental implants require a comprehensive dental exam and a treatment plan, where a dental professional analyzes your jawbone to determine if implants are the optimal route. (
  • Dental implants are permanent anchors that integrate with the jawbone to provide secure, stable and long-lasting tooth replacement. (
  • Once the implant fuses (or "osseointegrates") to the jawbone, a crown is attached over the implant. (
  • Description - This initiative will encourage observational clinical research and clinical trials on osseointegrated dental implants regarding: 1) outcomes when using various surgical and prosthetic protocols, 2) assessment of the effects of systemic diseases on success rate, 3) quality of life and patient preferences for dental implants compared to other prosthetic methods for restoring the dentition, and 4) needs in children who have congenitally missing teeth or suffer from developmental disabilities. (
  • Osseointegrated dental implants are one of the options available for replacing missing teeth. (
  • Dental implants replace a missing tooth or teeth that have been removed due to infection, decay or an accident. (
  • Dental implants are now standard solutions for replacing teeth that are lost due to. (
  • Dental implants have become an accepted method for tooth replacement and should be presented by dentists to patients as an alternative to replacing missing teeth. (
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  • Aside from a full smile, dental implants can help patients retain their natural face shape since missing teeth often leads to a sunken or sagging appearance. (
  • Therefore, the most optimal treatment for missing teeth is dental implants. (
  • Further, removal of infected teeth and placement of dental implants can improve general health and lead to a better quality of life. (
  • Ultimately, dental implants look and feel like natural teeth, allowing you to eat, talk, and smile without worry. (
  • At ClearChoice Dental Implant Centers ® , we focus on dental implants, whether it's replacing a single tooth, multiple teeth, or full upper and lower arches. (
  • Dental Tourism in India is a promising and a rapidly developing concept which offers a variety of dental treatments, such as dental implants, porcelain metal crowns / bridges, root canal treatment, smile designing, teeth whitening, etc, at unequaled quality and at reasonable costs, making dental tourism India a million dollar business. (
  • Missing teeth can sometimes be replaced with dental implants to which a crown, bridge or denture can be attached. (
  • According to the new Vital Signs report, dental sealants prevent 80% of cavities in school-age children, particularly for the back teeth, where 9 in 10 cavities occur. (
  • The dental fluorosis assessment was limited to the upper six anterior teeth. (
  • The efficacious placement of dental implants in diabetic patients remains controversial. (
  • It appears that the oral administration of two grams of amoxicillin one hour before placement of dental implants is effective in reducing implant failures. (
  • Dental implant use includes a wide variety of implant designs, use of implants in different locations in the mouth and use of a variety of surgical protocols. (
  • New technologies have led to smaller-sized implants, improved coatings and new surgical techniques that make implants possible in previously difficult cases. (
  • Surgical implants and other foreign bodies. (
  • Also note the recent surgical scar, containing implanted (totally internal) sutures, as well as the electrocardiograph (ECG) pad, a totally external device. (
  • 30. Surgical reconstruction--a prerequisite for long-term implant success: a philosophic approach. (
  • Brånemark's innovation paved the way for the first titanium dental implant 13 years later. (
  • 40. [Research progress in titanium dental implant biological modification]. (
  • Materials as diverse as ivory, wood, rubber, acrylic, and Bakelite have been used in the manufacture of prosthetic implants. (
  • 29. Possibilities of reconstruction and implant-prosthetic rehabilitation following mandible resection. (
  • Dental specialists are specialists in oral maxillofacial surgery and prosthodontics. (
  • By types of materials, the global market for dental implants is segmented into zirconium implant, titanium implant, and, others. (
  • In this retrospective analysis, 215 implants placed in 40 patients at 2 clinical centers were evaluated. (
  • Magnesium and its alloys have been the subject of interest and appear promising as biodegradable implant materials, though their fast corrosion rate in biologic environments has limited their clinical application. (
  • Clinical studies have demonstrated that such metallic alloys can be used safely and effectively in the manufacturing of orthopedic implants that are left in vivo for extended periods. (
  • 22. Dental implants placed in extraction sites implanted with bioactive glass: human histology and clinical outcome. (
  • 23. Rehabilitation of patients with reconstructed mandibles using osseointegrated implants: clinical report. (
  • 33. Dental implant-based oral rehabilitation in patients reconstructed with free fibula flaps: Clinical study with a follow-up 3 to 6 years. (
  • This review discusses the microbiologic and clinical evidence supporting the efficacy and safety of clindamycin for the successful management of dental infections. (
  • With the support of Zest Dental Solutions , the American College of Prosthodontists has published a new white paper titled Definitions of Implant Dental Prostheses . (
  • The paper also incorporated results of a survey of ACP members gauging whether prosthodontists used the same or similar terms to describe various types of implant prostheses. (
  • 27. Masticatory efficiency of implant-supported removable partial dental prostheses in patients with free fibula flap reconstructed mandibles: A split-mouth, observational study. (
  • Numerous types of medical devices are available, ranging from relatively simple external objects, such as adhesive bandages, examination gloves, and wheelchairs, to high-tech implanted internal devices, such as cardiac pacemakers and cochlear implants . (
  • This includes the surgery for its placement, all the components and the implant crown itself. (
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  • Generally the use of antibiotics in surgery in order to prevent infection is only recommended for people at risk, when surgery is extensive, or performed in infected sites, and when large foreign materials are implanted in the body. (
  • From smaller issues to implant failure (usually defined as implant looseness or loss), these complications can require additional surgery to repair or replace the implant. (
  • Eventually, technical improvements and standard processes lead to the implants of today, which are achieved by surgically inserting a titanium screw into the jaw in place of the missing tooth's root. (
  • If you have wanted to replace a missing tooth with a dental implant, what sort of investment can you expect? (
  • The strong magnetic fields created during an MRI can cause heart pacemakers and other implants not to work as well. (
  • Therefore, it is the purpose of this study to assess the success and survival rates of dental implants in diabetic patients. (
  • 1967 - An NIDR program of grant support was initiated for the development of several dental research institutes/centers in university environments. (
  • Dental insurance does not usually cover implants because most insurance companies consider implants an elective procedure. (
  • The procedure, if elected, takes place in a series of steps over several months and may involve multiple dental professionals. (
  • 1954 - Results of the first 10 years of the Grand Rapids study firmly established water fluoridation as a safe, effective, and economical procedure for the control of dental caries. (
  • By procedures, the Global Dental Implants Market has been segmented into comprises root-form dental implants, plate-form dental implants, and others. (
  • This antibiotic has been used for many years as prophylactic treatment during dental procedures to prevent endocarditis. (
  • Infections around biomaterials (such as dental implants) are difficult to treat and almost all infected implants have to be removed, which is why it is so important to prevent infection if possible. (
  • Get a wide range of dental services such as crowns, bridges, Emax veneers, and dental implants at affordable prices. (
  • 1966 - A reorganization of the institute's extramural programs was implemented to more adequately plan and support research and training programs designed to attack the major dental diseases and disorders-dental caries, periodontal disease, and oral-facial anomalies. (
  • This pilot study in Nigeria evaluated the effect of dental oral prophylaxis on oral hygiene and periodontal indices among 13 systemically healthy smokers and 8 non-smokers. (
  • In addition, few relevant literature citations assess the survival rate of implants in diabetic patients. (
  • Based on the data, the survival rate of dental implants in controlled diabetic patients is lower than that documented for the general population, but there is still a reasonable success rate. (
  • Generic implants that cost less are also available, but they may not have been examined for their success across different patients. (
  • Patients in need of tooth replacement should be informed about dental implants, including the potential benefits, long-term survival statistics, risks, and potential complications. (
  • Fortunately, there is a wealth of evidenced-based research available that dental professionals may utilize to inform their patients. (
  • Dental professionals began working with implants in order to help patients regain their confidence and live a more ordinary life in the mid-1900s. (
  • With a highly trained team, precise imaging equipment, and dental lab facilities - all together in the same center - we're uniquely equipped to make dental implant treatment the best possible experience it can be for our patients. (
  • Bergedent Aesthetic Dental and Implantology in Istanbul Turkey welcomes all patients from all over the world who want to get the best dental solution from certified dentists. (
  • The increasing count of patients suffering from oral cancer has escalated the demand for dental implants as a rehabilitation measure. (
  • This new paper seeks to define the parameters by which the restoration of edentulous patients is described and develop a common nomenclature enabling dental professionals and patients to communicate more effectively. (
  • Objective: To identify the presence or absence of anxiety through the feelings presented by patients in the moments prior to completion of the dental implant, and to characterize the study population for the variables: age, sex, marital status, education, family income, type housing, religion and religious practice. (
  • Results: With regard to the characterization of the sample, there was greater demand for implant patients 30-59 years (70.5%), 28% live in Alfenas, 65.5% were married and 60% were female. (
  • Further evaluation is needed to determine the longevity and long-term prognosis of dental implants in patients with ARS. (
  • A 2004 study estimated that in the years 1997 and 2000, over 500,000 implanted medical devices were placed in pediatric patients. (
  • One fifty patients received one fifty dental implants in the present study over a 1year period. (
  • Dentists who want to expand the dental implant aspects of their practices can check. (
  • The bacterial and fungal pathogens that form biofilm on traditional dental implants pose a. (
  • Pregnancy & Birth Control Pregnant women or those taking birth control pills can become prone to gum disease - a bacterial infection caused by a buildup of dental plaque. (
  • It might be sensible to suggest the use of a single dose of 2 g prophylactic amoxicillin prior to dental implant placement. (
  • Attempts to use gold, silver, porcelain and iridium in implants were largely unsuccessful. (
  • Two months after the initial healing, a temporary fixed partial was delivered and 9 months after implant placement the implants were restored with a porcelain -fused-to- metal fixed partial denture . (
  • Bacteria introduced during the placement of implants can lead to infection, and sometimes implant failure. (
  • Scientific evidence suggests that, in general, antibiotics are beneficial for reducing failure of dental implants placed in ordinary conditions. (
  • Specifically 2 g or 3 g of amoxicillin given orally, as a single administration, one hour preoperatively significantly reduces failure of dental implants. (
  • Grupp et al concluded that failure of modular titanium alloy neck adapters can be initiated by surface micromotions due to surface contamination or highly loaded implant components. (
  • Rieger Syndrome: Rehabilitation With Dental Implants. (
  • 31. Rehabilitation with dental implants in microvascular iliac graft after solid ameloblastoma resection: a case report. (
  • 34. Rehabilitation of dental implants for the post-irradiated and marginally resected mandible in an oral cancer patient. (
  • 36. [Patient rehabilitation after mandibular reconstruction by revascularized rib autogenous graft with the use of dental implantation]. (
  • This review, carried out by authors of the Cochrane Oral Health Group, has been produced to assess the possible benefits of antibiotics taken orally at the time of the placement of a dental implant in order to prevent infection. (
  • Find out the type of implant your dentist uses and if it is worth it to you. (
  • Dental benefits for implants vary by plan, so check your plan to see what's covered before you begin treatment. (
  • This component will address public health significance in areas of surveillance, prevention, treatment, dental care utilization, health policy, evaluation of Federal health programs, standardization of new methods, and oral health disparities. (
  • However, the spectrum and susceptibility of the bacteria species involved in dental infections indicate that clindamycin would also be an effective treatment option for these conditions. (
  • Metals such as platinum-gold, chrome-cobalt, stainless steel and others were formed into various shapes and used as dental implants with limited success. (
  • By end-users, the dental implants market has been segmented into dental hospitals & clinics market, dental research laboratories, and, others. (
  • Alloys that provide for a long-term stable implant need to have a high level of corrosion resistance as well as certain mechanical properties (see Immune Response to Implants ). (
  • When the success rate was analyzed by implant location, success rates for the maxilla and mandible were 85.5% and 85.7%, respectively. (
  • However, insurance policies may cover the implant crown, so be sure to talk to your insurance provider to learn what is and is not covered. (
  • Often you can benefit from this by basing coverage on the two-part process of getting an implant: putting in the implant and then covering it with a crown six to 12 weeks later. (
  • TIME suggests scheduling the implant at the end of a calendar year, and then receiving your crown the following year. (
  • The mechanical, biologic, and physical properties of these materials play significant roles in the longevity of these implants. (
  • 1945 - Following fluoridation of the water supply in Grand Rapids, Michigan, annual examinations of children were begun to study the effects of fluoride on the development of dental caries. (
  • Keep in mind if the cause of your tooth loss was an accident or disease, your health insurance policy may actually assist with some of the cost of an implant. (
  • Schedule a free consultation today to talk to your ClearChoice team about the many health benefits of dental implants. (
  • The rising awareness about oral health and advancements introduced in the dental implants industry has fueled the expansion of the dental implants market. (
  • Furthermore, the increasing awareness about oral health and the availability of implants as a solution for maintaining dental hygiene is projected to propel the market growth globally. (
  • All examiners for 2009-10 oral health examination were dental hygienists registered in at least one U.S. state. (
  • The mission of the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) is to improve oral, dental, and craniofacial health through research, research training, and the dissemination of health information. (
  • 1931 - The U.S. Public Health Service created a Dental Hygiene Unit at NIH and designated Dr. H. Trendley Dean as the first dental research worker. (
  • Make sure the plan you're considering does offer a discount on implants, and check if the plan has a waiting period before you can use the discount. (
  • Perhaps the most obvious and present effect of dental implants is an improved personal aesthetic. (
  • Axenfeld-Rieger syndrome (ARS), also known as Rieger syndrome , is a rare autosomal dominant condition defined by craniofacial, ocular, dental, periumbilical, and systemic anomalies. (
  • And after your implant, follow his instructions for home care, which will include regular brushing with a soft-bristled toothbrush to avoid future costs due to a damaged implant. (
  • For over 25 years, Assure A Smile has been the leading dental care provider to all of South Florida. (
  • Studies show that dental implants are likely to last at least 25 years with proper care and maintenance in most cases. (
  • This Vital Signs report will provide information on what state officials, dental care providers, school administrators and parents can do to help more children get dental sealants and develop fewer cavities. (
  • Referral (ohxref_f): Report of findings-dental care recommendations, and miscellaneous. (
  • 25. [Maintenance care for dental implant]. (
  • About 60% of children ages 6-11 don't get dental sealants. (
  • Dental implants cost more or less depending on geographical location, experience of the dentist and the type of implant used. (
  • From rough attempts in ancient history to today's sophisticated dental implants , the overall goal remains the same - to replace the function and appearance of a missing tooth. (
  • 10.4103/njs.NJS_19_18 and platform matched implants: A comparative study. (
  • Smokers showed no benefit from dental oral prophylaxis in this study. (