Thursday, July 18, 2013

Dental Did You Know: Relative Failure Rates of Dental Implants at Various Locations in the Mouth

Dental implant failure in the maxilla is twice the rate of the mandible while posterior sites have a higher failure rate than anterior sites.

Source: Sevels I, Clinical Abstracts, Ontario Dentist, Vol 90, No 3, April 2013, pg 30.

Hans Skariah, B.Sc., DMD
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