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Dental Implants in an Aging Society: The Medically Compromised Patient

Vivianne Chappuis

This lecture summarizes the findings of the 6th ITI Consensus Conference on medication-related implant failure in aging populations. It addresses the impact of disabling systemic diseases in an aging society and the related intake of medications on implant rehabilitation. Implant survival and failure rates are discussed, and the lecture concludes with an overview of diseases and medications and their effect on implant survival rates.

At the end of this Congress Lecture you should be able to:

  • discuss the effect of systemic diseases in aging populations on implant survival rates

  • describe the effect of diseases such as e.g. cardiovascular diseases on implant survival rates

  • recognize the effect of cancer-related radiotherapy and radiation dose on implant survival rates

  • explain the effect of regular intake of oral, intramuscular or intravenous medication affecting bone metabolism on implant failure

21 minutes
ITI Annual Conference 2019 - Berlin, Germany
0.37 hours
Purchase price
11 Academy Coins
Publication date: Aug 31, 2020 Last review date: Aug 24, 2020 Next review date: Aug 24, 2023
  • Elderly Patients
  • English
  • Failure
  • General Topics
  • Languages
  • Medication
  • Outcomes
  • Success and Survival
  • Surgery
  • Treatment Outcomes & Continuing Care

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