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A survey on dental implant in use among UAE and Iranian dentists
Published in
2013
Volume: 6
   
Issue: 2
Pages: 59 - 64
Abstract
Objective: whilst many questions and doubts still remain, today the use of dental implants has gained an increasing popularity amongst patients as well as dentists. The aim of this study was asses different types of dental implant used in private clinics in U.A.E and compared with clinics in Iran. Materials and methods: Preliminary survey questionnaire regarding the prosthetic and surgical use of dental implants were developed. The validate questionnaire was distributed to volunteer participates of interest to establish the most pertinent items of interest. The final questionnaire was distributed to all members who are practicing implant in United Arab Emirates and members of implant associated engaged in U.A.E. as well as some private dental clinics in Iran. Responses were compiled and analyzed to determine the differences between two countries dentists for using implants. Results: Among 420 respondents out of 400 distributed surveys, 200 surveys answered by practitioner in U.A.E. and 200 surveys answered by practitioner in Iran. Conclusion: This survey concluded that the use of dental implants in treatment of missing teeth is favorable regardless of subject's age, sex, type and location of edentulous area, the causes of tooth lost, usage of bone graft and the type of it if they use, type of implants, and type of radiograph(s) that used by the dentists.
About the journal
JournalJournal of International Dental and Medical Research
ISSN1309100X
Open AccessNo
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    U.A.E.