June 22, 2021
by Bite Magazine
More than four out of 10 patients who received dental implants suffered complications within a nine-year period, according to new Swedish research.
In Sweden, more than 30,000 patients receive implant-supported restorative therapy on an annual basis. Good long-time results have been reported, but different types of complications can occur. These complications may affect the tissues surrounding the implant, the implant itself or the implant-supported reconstruction.
Karolina Karlsson, a dentist specialising in periodontics and a PhD at the Institute of Odontology at Sahlgrenska Academy, has in her thesis evaluated the frequency, consequences and cost of such complications.
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