Avoiding Complications With Mini Implants
This case report of two mini implants used to replace a single mandibular first molar illustrates possible reasons for failure when used in posterior applications.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Explain terminology, basic specifications, and reported survival rates associated with implants ≤ 3.5 mm in diameter.
- Discuss applications for these types of dental implants, as well as potential clinical advantages and disadvantages.
- Describe possible reasons for failure of implants ≤ 3.5 mm in diameter.
This course was issued in July 2021 and expires July 2024. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.