Implant Failures in Dentistry: A Review

  • Ravneet Sandhu
  • Gurnoor Kaur Pannu
Keywords: Implant, Failure, Periimplantitis


Implants have given dentistry a face-lift over the past few decades and the success rates of implants are high. Dental implants are the closest analogue to healthy, natural teeth. They give one the privilege to confidently perform the daily activities and enjoy them, relish the food, laugh and smile with the loved ones without worrying about teeth.(1) Implant placement is a very technique sensitive procedure requiring thorough knowledge as well as an adept implantologist. Despite reliably high success rates, failure of implants can occur neccessitating their immediate removal. Failure can be attributed to numerous causes-failure to osseointegrate being the more common one. The aim of this review is to highlight the major etiology for failure of implants.


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DOI: 10.26440/IHRJ/02_04/179
Published: 2018-07-10
How to Cite
Ravneet Sandhu, Gurnoor Kaur Pannu. Implant Failures in Dentistry: A Review. IHRJ [Internet]. 2018Jul.10 [cited 2023Oct.3];2(4):78-1. Available from: