Document Type : Research Article
Dental implants are generally considered as a long-term successful treatment modality in a dental clinic. Though many cases have been reported in relation to the failure of implants. Successful implants are those which stay healthy in the oral cavity and also doesn’t cause damage to its surrounding tissues. Recognizing any diseases or abnormalities in the oral cavity prior to the placement of the implant increases the chances of successful implant placement. Other factors such as age, sex, smoking, dietary habits, alcohol consumption and location of the abutment placement also play a major role in the success of implant placement. The follow up procedure after the implant placement is very important considering the longevity and stability of the implant.