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REVIEW ARTICLE
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 13-14

How does dental implant shape, diameter, length impact its success rate? – A review of literature


1 Postgraduate Student, Department of Prosthodontics, ACPM Dental College, Dhule, Maharashtra, India
2 Professor, Department of Prosthodontics, ACPM Dental College, Dhule, Maharashtra, India
3 Professor and HOD, Department of Prosthodontics, ACPM Dental College, Dhule, Maharashtra, India
4 Reader, Department of Prosthodontics, ACPM Dental College, Dhule, Maharashtra, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. A H Khan Rafat
Department of Prosthodontics, ACPM Dental College, Dhule, Maharashtra
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/ijmo.ijmo_8_20

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Dental implants have greatly evolved over the past 20 years. Understanding and using biomechanical theories that affect endosseous implant design may improve the success of these implants in various load conditions and may allow the clinician to better apply these guidelines, with an improvement in success rates. This review attempts to integrate information available in the dental literature and address current controversies and issues in selecting the diameter, length, and shapes of dental implants.


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