Volume 6 Issue 1 (January - February), 2020

Original Articles

Assessment of success rate of dental implants in diabetic patients
Ankush Jamwal, Sandeep Kaur Bali, Shazia Mir

Backgrounds: Various modern research and discoveries have shown that diabetes mellitus, more or less, affects every tissues of body directly or indirectly through late complications. Hence; the present study was undertaken for assessing success rate of dental implants in diabetic patients. Materials & methods: A total of 100 diabetic patients were enrolled in the present study. Complete demographic details of all the patients were enrolled. Only those patients were enrolled which underwent prosthetic rehabilitation for missing mandibular first molars by dental implants. Blood samples were obtained from all the patients and blood sugar levels were evaluated. All the procedures were carried out under the hands of skilled and experienced Prosthodontist. Success rate of dental implants was recorded. All the results were recorded in Microsoft excel sheet and were analysed by SPSS software. Results: 49 percent of the patients belonged to the age group of 25 to 46 years. 64 percent of the patients were ales while the remaining were females. In the present study, success of dental implants was seen in 95 percent of the diabetic patients. Conclusion: In diabetic patients with controlled glycaemic levels, dental implants had excellent prognosis. Key words: Diabetes, Dental implants

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