Sahar Elkholy, Ahmed Abdelhamid


Dental implants and diabetes may not be such a poor combination if done in individuals who have their diabetes well under control. Four controlled type 2 diabetic patients were selected every patient received 2 implants with flapless (punch) technique. The eight implants evaluated clinically and radiographically after six months of loading under mandibular overdenture.  

Implant survival rate of 100% was attested. All eight implants had Absence of mobility, absence of painful symptoms, absence of peri-implant radiolucency and the marginal bone loss was 1.6 mm which within the conventional limit for six months of loading which were the criteria. for successful implant. Flapless implant with controlled type 2 diabetic patients is successful and has many advantages of being, less chair time, and a more comfortable postsurgical period, without compromising the treatment outcome and with a low level of complications and with great  patient acceptance.


: Implant with Diabetic Patients ,Flapless Technique, Overdentuer, Implant Supported Overdenture.

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