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Implants dentaires et radiothérapie

Published inRevue médicale suisse, vol. 5, no. 219, p. 1936-1939
Publication date2009
Abstract

Dental implants on irradiated and often grafted bone, in patients previously treated for head and neck cancer is a controversial issue. For some specialists, particularly in North-America they constitute a formal contra indication. However, a review of 21 studies reported mainly by European specialists argues that these implants can be done with an acceptable rate of complications, confirming our clinical observation. Patients have reported significant improvements in their quality of life after dental implantation.

Keywords
  • Dental Implants/contraindications
  • Head and Neck Neoplasms/radiotherapy
  • Humans
  • Osseointegration
  • Quality of Life
Citation (ISO format)
HUGENTOBLER, Max Anselme, GUYOT, Jean-Philippe. Implants dentaires et radiothérapie. In: Revue médicale suisse, 2009, vol. 5, n° 219, p. 1936–1939.
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