Volume 4 Issue 5 (September - October), 2018

Original Articles

Evaluation of Prognosis of Dental Implants in Diabetic Patients- An Observational Study
Leena Gangil, Shishir Kumar, Anuary Ering

Background:  Recognizing conditions that place the patient at a higher risk of complications will allow the surgeon to make informed decisions and refine the treatment plan to optimize the outcomes.Hence; under the light of above mentioned data, we planned the present study to assess the prognosis of dental implants in diabetic patients. Materials & methods: The present study included evaluation of prognosis of dental implant therapy in diabetic patients. A total of 300 patients scheduled to undergo prosthetic rehabilitation for missing maxillary first permanent molar by dental implants. Dental implant placement procedure was carried out in all the patients by skilled and experienced implantologist. Follow-up records were maintained in all the patients’ upto 2 years. Failure rate in dental implants was recorded in Microsoft excel sheet and were analysed by SPSS software. Results: A total of 300 subjects were included in the present study. Among these 300 patients, 180 were males, while remaining 120 patients were females. Mean age of the patients of the present study were 43.5 years. Successful dental implant therapy outcome at 2 years follow-up was seen in 290 subjects. Therefore, overall success rate of dental implant therapy in the present study was 96.7 percent. Conclusion: Dental implant procedure can be successfully performed in diabetic patients with good prognosis.
Key words: Dental implants, Diabetes, Prognosis

Received: 13 May 2018                    Revised: 16 September 2018            Accepted: 21September 2018

Corresponding author: Dr. Leena Gangil, MDS Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Consultant at Khurashiya Dental Care Center Gwalior, M.P., India              

This article may be cited as: Gangil L, Kumar S,  Ering A. Evaluation of Prognosis of Dental Implants in Diabetic Patients: An Observational Study. Int J Res Health Allied Sci 2018; 4(5):44-46.

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