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Journal of Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery

, Volume 14, Issue 3, pp 720–727 | Cite as

Hybrid Implant: A Novel Implant System

  • Varghese Mani
  • K. K. Sivaprasad
  • Arun George
  • V. Sankar Vinod
  • Miriam Mathew
  • Susan Paul
Clinical Paper

Abstract

Introduction

Replacement of missing tooth has evolved from removable dentures to fixed dentures and recently to dental implants. The need of sufficient bone around the endosseous implant is critical for the success of the implant. The present study was aimed to evaluate the efficacy of a novel implant (HYBRID IMPLANT-submitted for patency) for replacement of the missing teeth.

Materials and methods

1. Research design A prospective research design with a follow up after 1st week ,2nd week ,3rd week,1st month ,3rd month,6th month and 1st year postoperatively. 2. Sampling method Population: All patients who reported for replacement of missing teeth. Inclusion criteria 1. All patients above the age group of 16years 2. Patients who need replacement of single or multiple teeth in the anterior or posterior region of the maxilla and mandible. Exclusion criteria 1. Medically compromised patients. 2. Patients having craniofacial syndromes. 3. Sample size 5 patients were selected taking into consideration the inclusion and exclusion Criteria. Results PAIN All the patients were non symptomatic during the 1st month to 1st year postoperative periods.

Mobility

We experienced mobility during the 1st and 2nd postoperative periods where the implants were inserted in the mandibular molar region.

Bone loss

Radiographic assessment showed no bone loss during the postoperative periods.

Conclusion

The novel implant (hybrid implant) showed good stability and minimum patient discomfort during one year postoperative period evaluation. The implant system leads to new prospect in the field of prosthetic rehabilitation.

Keywords

Hybrid Implant Ossteointergration Rigid fixation 

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© The Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons of India 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  • Varghese Mani
    • 1
  • K. K. Sivaprasad
    • 2
  • Arun George
    • 3
  • V. Sankar Vinod
    • 3
  • Miriam Mathew
    • 4
  • Susan Paul
    • 4
  1. 1.Mar Baselios Dental CollegeKothamangalamIndia
  2. 2.Santhi HospitalKodakara, ThrissurIndia
  3. 3.Department of Oral and Maxillofacial SurgeryMar Baselios Dental CollegeKothamangalamIndia
  4. 4.Department of ProsthodonticsMar Baselios Dental CollegeKothamangalamIndia

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