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The accidental displacement of dental implants into the maxillary sinus is an infrequent but possible complication in dental clinical practice. The main cause of implant displacement is the inadequate bone height in the posterior maxilla. This event usually occurs during surgery, and it is more rarely reported in the post-operative period, especially with long-term follow-ups. CASE
Here, a case of an implant migrated inside the maxillary sinus at the time of abutment connection and removed 7 years later is described.
Postoperative recovery was uneventful. To the author's best knowledge, this case represents the first report concerning migration of an oral implant into the maxillary sinus removed after 7 years.
Researcher of Oral Surgery, Dental School, University of Chieti-Pescara, Via dei Frentani 98/B, 66100, Chieti, Italy, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Name: Oral and maxillofacial surgery
The displacement of a dental implant into the maxillary sinus during surgery or after a period of use is a complication defined in the dental implant clinical practice. This complication arises primar...
To present a retrospective case series of displaced dental implants in the maxillary sinus.
In this study, we compared the success of sinus lifting and alternative treatment methods in applying dental implants in cases lacking adequate bone due to pneumatization of the maxillary sinus.
To investigate the correlation between patient-dependent variables and dimensional variations of the maxillary sinus.
Sinus floor augmentation is a common procedure in implant dentistry. However, several intraoperative complications can occur during this procedure, such as bleeding from the lateral wall of the maxill...
The present study describes and evaluates the surgical protocol for sinus mucosal lining elevation of the maxillary sinus for Dental Implant Insertion without Bone grafting Underneath the ...
This prospective randomized study will evaluate the integration success while supporting a prosthesis for short implants placed into maxillary sites having minimal bone height that would o...
This study is intended to evaluate the efficiency of graftless maxillary sinus augmentation with concentrated growth factor (CGF) utilizing "dynamic implant valve approach" (DIVA) system.
To investigate the effects of concentrated growth factors applied in maxillary sinus floor elevation via a lateral window approach with simultaneous implant placement on repair of bone def...
This prospective, randomized-controlled, clinical study evaluates the ability of the NanoTite implant system to achieve integration and provide long-term support of a prosthesis when place...
The air space located in the body of the MAXILLARY BONE near each cheek. Each maxillary sinus communicates with the middle passage (meatus) of the NASAL CAVITY on the same side.
Tumors or cancer of the MAXILLARY SINUS. They represent the majority of paranasal neoplasms.
Air-filled spaces located within the bones around the NASAL CAVITY. They are extensions of the nasal cavity and lined by the ciliated NASAL MUCOSA. Each sinus is named for the cranial bone in which it is located, such as the ETHMOID SINUS; the FRONTAL SINUS; the MAXILLARY SINUS; and the SPHENOID SINUS.
Endosseous dental implantation where implants are fitted with an abutment or where an implant with a transmucosal coronal portion is used immediately (within 1 week) after the initial extraction. Conventionally, the implantation is performed in two stages with more than two months in between the stages.
Inflammation of the NASAL MUCOSA in the MAXILLARY SINUS. In many cases, it is caused by an infection of the bacteria HAEMOPHILUS INFLUENZAE; STREPTOCOCCUS PNEUMONIAE; or STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS.
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