Dental implants in systemically compromised patients

Author Nikolaos Donos

Dental clinicians are confronted with an increasing number of medically-compromised patients who require dental implant treatment. However, there are not enough comprehensive guidelines addressing dental implant therapy for such patients. In this module, Professor Nikolaos Donos explains the level of current evidence regarding the effect of different systemic diseases on implant therapy. He provides the clinicians with insights and recommendations on what to consider in systemically compromised patients prior to implant placement.

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Dental implants in systemically compromised patients
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Exams

To earn CE credits a lecture has to be watched completely and the referring exam needs to be passed. An exam is passed if at least 70% of all answers are correct.

After achievement a personal certificate is issued. It is valid 1 year. The certificate is anytime retrievable in the „My certificates“ area on Dental Campus.

The exam can be repeated twice. Each re-examination can be taken after anytime.

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Learning objectives

Learning objectives

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • List absolute and relative contraindications for implant placement
  • Describe the most common systemic diseases and their effect on dental implant placement
  • Know how to identify systemically compromised patients
  • Know what to consider in systemically compromised patients prior to implant therapy
  • Explain the level of current evidence regarding the effect of different systemic diseases on implant therapy
  • Understand the influence of diabetes mellitus on bone healing and bone regeneration
  • Understand the influence of osteoporosis on bone healing and bone regeneration


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