Implant dentistry for geriatric patients: A review of the literature

AI Jabbari, Youssef; Nagy, William W.; lacopino, Anthony M.
April 2003
Quintessence International;Apr2003, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p281
Academic Journal
The objective of this literature review is to discuss the various parameters relates to clinical success of implant treatment in geriatric patients. Old age is not a contraindication for implant therapy; however, clinicians should be aware of potential risks, possible medical complications, and psychosocial issues that affect implant prognosis in geriatric patients.


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