TITLE

Implant dentistry for geriatric patients: A review of the literature

AUTHOR(S)
AI Jabbari, Youssef; Nagy, William W.; lacopino, Anthony M.
PUB. DATE
April 2003
SOURCE
Quintessence International;Apr2003, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p281
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
37298471

 

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