Use of osseointegrated oral implants for orbital prosthesis: a clinical case

Resumen: La constante evoluci ón de la Implantología en los últimos años, ha logrado que el implante oseointegrado, sea un medio de anclaje eficaz y seguro, para las prótesis buco-maxilo-faciales. Los altos índices de éxito, que surgen de los estudios clínicos, confirman que los implantes oseointegrados son el tratamient o de elección para determinados pacientes1. El objetivo de este trabajo es la presentación de un caso clínico, en el que se instalaron implantes orales, para anclaje de una prótesis orbitaria. El paciente fue atendido en la Facultad de Odontología de la Universidad de la República, en el Servi cio de Prótesis Buco Maxilo Facial, conjuntamente con el Departamento de Implantología Oral y MaxiloFacialAbstract: The constant evolution of implantology in recent years has made osseointegrated implants an effective and safe anchorage tool for oral-maxillofacial prostheses. High success rates in clinical studies confirm that osseointegrated implants are the treatment of choice for certain patients. The aim of this paper is to present a clinical case in which oral implants were placed to anchor an orbital prosthesis. The patient was treated at the School of Dentistry of Universidad de la Rep ública, at the Oral-Maxillofacial Prostheses Service, jointly with the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Implantology
Source: Odontoestomatologia - Category: Dentistry Source Type: research

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