Case Report

Rehabilitation of edentulous patient using endosteal and subperiosteal implants: A case report

Endosteal and Subperiosteal Implant Treatment


Introduction: Endosteal implants may be insufficient in treating complete edentulism in severe bone loss, such as advanced bone resorption, trauma, infection, intraoral pathologies, and traumatic tooth extractions. With the developing technology, in cases where bone quality and quantity are inadequate, treatment with custom-made subperiosteal implants also emerges as an alternative. Case: This case report examined the procedural steps and the six-month post-operative period while evaluating our edentulous patient who rehabilitated using endosteal and custom-made subperiosteal implants. Results: No resorption or mobility of the implants was detected in the 6th-month post-operative control of our complete edentulous case, which was rehabilitated using traditionally used intra-bone implants in the maxilla and subperiosteal implants in the mandible. Conclusion: One of the essential advantages of the subperiosteal implant system is that it provides fixed prosthetic treatment, especially in jaws with advanced bone atrophy. Correct case selection and appropriate surgical and prosthetic treatment will increase success. Keywords: Dental implantation; Endosteal; Mouth rehabilitation; Subperiosteal.
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IssueVol 10, No 1 (Winter 2023) QRcode
SectionCase Report(s)
Dental implantation; Endosteal; Mouth rehabilitation; Subperiosteal.

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Gulener F, Mert Acikgoz M, Ongul D, Ak G. Rehabilitation of edentulous patient using endosteal and subperiosteal implants: A case report. J Craniomaxillofac Res. 2023;10(1):27-30.