Retrospective observational study of the survival rate of SLActive® surface implants

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Edition V14N01 | Year 2017 | Editorial Artigo Original | Pages 112 to 117

Rodolfo Francisco, Andréa Guedes Barreto Gonçales, Alexandre Simões Nogueira, Fábio Sanches Magalhães Tunes, Eduardo Sanches Gonçales

Introduction: Dental implants have a prominent role in the rehabilitation of edentulous individuals, with satisfactory and predictable clinical outcomes, especially in relation to its rate survival over time. The need for high levels of success and survival, even in situations with reduced amount and quality of bone, coupled with the increasing aesthetic demand and case resolution speed, have developed surfaces that provide faster osseointegration. Objective: To verify the survival rate of SLActive® surface implants. Methods: An observational retrospective study was performed through the analysis of the data registered in the medical records of 17 subjects who received SLActive® surface implants. The implant was included in the survival rate when it was considered as stable, asymptomatic and in function. Results: The data of 40 SLActive® implants, installed in 17 individuals with different prosthetic planning (unitary prosthesis, partial fixed and total fixed) were assessed and resulted in a 100% survival rate in the control periods studied. The average control period was 46.6 months for the installed implants. Conclusion: The SLActive® surface showed a high implant survival rate, presenting itself as an excellent option for rehabilitation treatment in the daily dental practice.

Dental implants, Surface properties, Survival rate,

Francisco R, Gonçales AGB, Nogueira AS, Tunes FSM, Gonçales ES. Retrospective observational study of the survival rate of SLActive® surface implants. J Clin Dent Res. 2017 Jan-Mar;14(1):112-7. DOI:

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