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The survival rates and risk factors of implants in the early stage: a retrospective study

  • Yang, Yong1
  • Hu, Huiting1
  • Zeng, Mianyan1
  • Chu, Hongxing1
  • Gan, Zekun1
  • Duan, Jianmin2
  • Rong, Mingdeng1
  • 1 Southern Medical University, Guangzhou, 510280, China , Guangzhou (China)
  • 2 General Hospital of Southern Theater of People’s Liberation Army, Guangzhou, 510010, China , Guangzhou (China)
Published Article
BMC Oral Health
Springer (Biomed Central Ltd.)
Publication Date
Jun 09, 2021
DOI: 10.1186/s12903-021-01651-8
Springer Nature


BackgroundFew large-sample studies in China have focused on the early survival of dental implants. The present study aimed to report the early survival rates of implants and determine the related influencing factors.MethodsAll patients receiving dental implants at our institution between 2006 and 2017 were included. The endpoint of the study was early survival rates of implants, according to gender, age, maxilla/mandible, dental position, bone augmentation, bone augmentation category, immediate implant, submerged implant category, implant diameter, implant length, implant torque, and other related factors. Initially, SPSS22.0 was used for statistical analysis. The Chi-square test was used to screen all factors, and those with p < 0.05 were further introduced into a multiple logistic regression model to illustrate the risk factors for early survival rates of implants.ResultsIn this study, we included 1078 cases (601 males and 477 females) with 2053 implants. After implantation, 1974 implants were retained, and the early survival rate was 96.15%. Patients aged 30–60 years (OR 2.392), with Class I bone quality (OR 3.689), bone augmentation (OR 1.742), immediate implantation (OR 3.509), and implant length < 10 mm (OR 2.972), were said to possess risk factors conducive to early survival rates.ConclusionsThe early survival rate of implants in our cohort exceeded 96%, with risk factors including age, tooth position, bone quality, implant length, bone augmentation surgery, and immediate implantation. When the above factors coexist, implant placement should be treated carefully.

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