Evaluation of implant osseointegration success: Retrospective study at update course
Objective: With the scientific and technological advances, the life expectancy of the population has increased over the years. With the advent of dental implants, a new possibility of treatment for oral rehabilitation was created to help or even help overcome the limits of conventional fixed dentures, removable and mainly total. Compared to conventional rehabilitation treatment on natural teeth, rehabilitation on implants has higher rates of success and longevity. Material and Methods: For this research we evaluated the medical records of patients who received surgical treatment for implant placement in the update current school of Implantology ECO (Continuing Studies in Dentistry) in São José dos Campos, in the 2008 'period to 2012, in order to obtain, analyze and relate the following criteria: the patient gender; year and number of installed dental implants; the region of implant installation; the trademark of the installed implant and the successful osseointegration, or process in which there is a rigid fixation between the living bone and the surface of the implant installed. Results: According to the analyzed data, it was observed, along five years, a total of 434 implants placed in patients, mostly women in the mandibular region. However, the total loss was of 5 implants, most in the maxilla and in men, 3 of these, cone-Morse implants, one internal and one external hexagon. Conclusion: Thus, the success rate in the osseointegration implants seems to be more influenced by patient selection and surgical and prosthetic guidelines, compared the experience of the dentist.