Effect of Smoking and Locations of Dental Implants on Peri-Implant Parameters: 3-Year Follow-Up

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Mumcu E., Dayan S. Ç.

MEDICAL SCIENCE MONITOR, vol.25, pp.6104-6109, 2019 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 25
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.12659/msm.916613
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.6104-6109
  • Keywords: Alveolar Bone Los, Dental Implants, Smoking, Soft Tissue Infections, MARGINAL BONE LOSS, HEAVY SMOKING, FAILURE, SUCCESS, RADIOGRAPHS, PREVALENCE, DISEASES, IMPACT
  • Eskisehir Osmangazi University Affiliated: Yes


Background: Smoking may be a risk factor for marginal bone loss (MBL) and oral mucosal inflammation surrounding dental implants. This retrospective study evaluated the effects of smoking on dental implants in patients with fixed implant-supported prostheses over a period of 36 months following loading.