Volume 5 Issue 4 (July - August, 2019)

Original Articles

Assessment of incidence of peri- implantitis among patients with Dental Implants
Nitin Sangwan, Varun Arora, Ridhi Taneja

Background: Dental Implant is one of the most important scientific and surgical achievements The present study was conducted to assess prevalence of peri- implantitis. Materials & Methods: The present study was conducted on 65 patients who received 125 dental implants in last 2 year of both genders. In all patients, a thorough clinical and radiographical examination was done. Periodontal status, diabetic status, alcoholism and smoking habits were also recorded. Reason of Peri- implantitis was established. Results: Out of 65 patients, males were 35 and females were 30. Males had 68 and females had 52 dental implants. In healthy subjects, 2, in gingivitis patients 3 and in periodontitis patients 7 had peri- implantitis. Among smokers, 10 had Peri- implantitis, non smokers had 2, alcoholics had 8, non alcoholics had 4, diabetic had 7 and non- diabetic had 5. The difference was significant (p< 0.05). Conclusion: Out of out of 120 dental implants, the prevalence of peri- implantitis found to be in 12 (10%). Risk factors of peri-implantitis were smoking, diabetes, alcoholism and periodontal diseases.
Key words: Diabetes, Peri-implantitis, Smokers.

Received: 12 June, 2019                          Revised: 24 June, 2019                  Accepted: 25 June, 2019

Corresponding author: Dr. Varun Arora, MDS Periodontics and Implantology, Resident Department of Dentistry, Kalpana Chawla Medical College Karnal, Haryana, India

This article may be cited as:  Sangwan N, Arora V, Taneja R. Assessment of incidence of peri- implantitis among patients with Dental Implants. Int J Res Health Allied Sci 2019; 5(4):59-61.

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