Abstract

    Open Access Research Article Article ID: IJOCS-2-117

    A Retrospective Study of the AL Technology Implant System used for Single-Tooth Replacement

    Muhamad Abu-Hussein*, Nezar Watted, Dror Shamir

    Objective: The objective of this retrospective study was to evaluate the success rate of AL Technology implants used for single tooth replacement after a minimum of three years of loading at Center for Dentistry, Research & Aesthetics, Jatt, Almothalat, Israel.

    Method: Dental records for 43patients who underwent single tooth replacement using ALTechnology implant system at Center for Dentistry, Research & Aesthetics, Jatt, Almothalath, Israel during a three years period (2010-2012) were retrospectively analyzed. Only implants that were functioning for at least three years were included.

    Results: 152 AL-Technology implants were used for the replacement of single teeth in 43patients, 114(75%) implants were placed in the posterior regions, and 38 (25%) implants were placed in the anterior regions. All implants were restored with cement-retained crowns and have been in function for at least three years. Out of the total 152implants, two (1,3%) were considered failures as a result of significant radiographic bone loss. Therefore, the survival rate at three years was 98,7%.

    Conclusion: The results of this study suggested that AL-Technology implants could be a satisfactory choice for anterior and posterior single tooth restorations.

    Keywords: AL-TechnologyImplant; Single tooth replacement; Success rate

    Published on: Jul 9, 2016 Pages: 39-46

    Full Text PDF Full Text HTML DOI: 10.17352/2455-4634.000017
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