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Immediate Loading Dental Implants

“One of the most critical (perhaps the most critical) factors in successful osseointegration of an implant is stability in the bone at time of placement. Relative motion between the implant body and the surrounding bone during the early healing phase is considered to be a high risk factor for early implant loss as failure of osseointegration occurs” The term osseointergration means how the implant fuses with the bone. During the critical healing period, a loaded implant would be at greatest risk of realitive motion and would theoretically be most susceptible to failure of osseointergration. Loading the implant means the time when the crown, bridge, or denture is placed on the implant and used for biting and chewing.

It is very popular now to “immediate load” an implant but there is not complete agreement in the profession as to how soon and in what locations this is prudent. We, in consultation with our surgeons, decide what patients are good candidates for immediate load. The advantage of course is you get your restoration sooner, but at what cost? The idea is for your implant to last as long as possible.The concept of immediate implant loading has recently become popular due to less trauma, reduced overall treatment time, decreased patient’s anxiety and discomfort, high patient acceptance and better function and esthetics. Nonetheless, research and understanding in this area are confuse and sometimes contradictory. Hence, it is the purpose of this review to provide rational for immediate implant loading, summarize current available literature, and analyze factors that influencing this newly introduced treatment method. Results from this review indicated that immediate implant loading achieved similar high success rate as that noted in the conventional approach (delayed protocols). However, a careful case selection, proper treatment plan, meticulous surgery and proper design of prosthesis are essential for optimal outcomes when this approach is adopted.

This procedure has one of the highest success rates in dentistry, but all are not eligible to get a dental implant done. Consult a  dentist who will take your history and examine your teeth and gums to consider you for this restorative procedure.For More information please contact Goma Dental at177-645-0704.

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