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Volume 11 , Issue 6
November/December 1996

Pages 775-781

Concept of Surgical and Implant-Supported Prostheses in the Rehabilitation of Patients With Oral Cancer

Thomas Weischer, Dr Med Dent/Dietrich Schettler, Prof Dr Med, Dr Med Dent/Christopher Mohr, Priv-Doz Dr Med, Dr Med Dent

PMID: 8990640

Thirteen irradiated and 14 nonirradiated patients were treated after resection of a malignant oral lesion. With a follow-up period of 26 months, 3 of 48 implants in nonirradiated patients and 4 of 57 implants in irradiated patients failed. In comparison to implant-tissue–supported prostheses, exclusively implant–supported prostheses demonstrated better results with regard to soft tissue trauma and function of the prosthesis. (INT J ORAL MAXILLOFAC IMPLANTS 1996;11:775–781)

Key words: dental implant, oral malignancy, Procera technique, prosthetic implantology, radiation, surgical implantology

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