One of the most important concerns during posterior mandibular implant placement is avoiding the mandibular canal. Nerve injury can be very disturbing to the patient, possibly causing mild paresthesia to complete anesthesia. Explantation of a dental implant that gas violated the mandibular canal is the most recommended treatment. However, an osseointegrated implant that placed in the mandibular canal can be left if the patient shows no symptoms. In this case report, we describe a technique to maintain the apexes of the implants while partially removing fractured osseointegrated implants previously placed in the mandibular canal.
Partial Explantation of Failed Dental Implants Placed in Mandibular Canal: A Case Report
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Erik Sahl, Ali Alqahtani, Nasser M Alqahtani, Fabrice Gallez; Partial Explantation of Failed Dental Implants Placed in Mandibular Canal: A Case Report. J Oral Implantol 1 December 2018; 44 (6): 456–461. doi: https://doi.org/10.1563/aaid-joi-D-17-00304
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