Evaluation Of Effect Of Diabetes And Smoking On Prognosis Of Dental Implants- A Clinical Study
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2021, Volume 8, Issue 2, Pages 45-49
AbstractBackground: The risk factors for implant are due to surgical procedure and patient characteristics. The present study was conducted to assess effect of diabetes and smoking on prognosis of dental implants.
Materials & Methods: 120 patients who received dental implants in last 2 years were divided into 4 groups of 30 each. Group I were smokers and non- diabetic, group II were diabetic and non- smokers, group III were smokers and diabetics and group IV were controls. Success rate of dental implants were assessed.
Results: There were 18 males and 12 females in group I, 14 males and 16 females in group II, 13 males and 17 females in group III and 15 males and 15 females in group IV. There were 24 successful implants in group I, 23 in group II, 23 in group III and 28 in group IV. The difference was significant (P< 0.05).
Conclusion: Success rate was highest among healthy as compared to diabetics and smokers.
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