Tomas Albrektsson: Success and failures of oral implants - what has been learned?
- The success and failure of oral implants from the literature are discussed
- Specific contraindications are discussed to help minimize implant failures
- Long-term success rates of Ti-Unite oral implants are reviewed
Dr. Albrektsson reviews the success and failure of oral implants related to patient influences, surgical techniques, implant designs and the locations of implant placement. The literature behind the success of the Ti-Unite surface oral implants is reviewed demonstrating the long-term success of this most researched implant surface. Using the information discussed by Dr. Albrektsson the daily placement of oral implants can achieve high success when specific limitations are respected.