Mechanical, technical, and biological complications of dental implants


  • Meisan Ali Bukhari North Jeddah Specialist Dental Center, King Abdullah Medical Complex, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
  • Nada Ghurmallah Almalki General Dentist, Ministry of Health, Sakaka, Saudi Arabia
  • Abdullah Mohammed Alkhudhayr General Dentist, Ministry of Health, Khamis Mushait, Saudi Arabia
  • Sana Zaki Alburaiki Dental Department, Qatif Central Hospital, Qatif, Saudi Arabia
  • Alya Zyad Aljumaiah General Dentist, Choueifat Clinic, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
  • Sawaher Khaleel Haddad General Dentist, Al Arak Modern Dental and Orthodontic Clinics, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
  • Heba Tariq Jan Dental Department, Haql General Hospital, Haql, Saudi Arabia
  • Hamad Murayshid Alrowaithy General Dentist, Qassim Regional Dental Center, Buraydah, Saudi Arabia
  • Norah Ali Alqahtani College of Dentistry, King Khalid University, Abha, Saudi Arabia
  • Mohanned Majdi Toras College of Dentistry, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
  • Rayan Hussain Alwadei



Dental implant, Fixed partial dentures, Restoration, Complications


Evidence indicates the effectiveness of these modalities in enhancing the quality of life for the affected patients. Furthermore, many previous investigations have assessed the survival rates of these modalities. Estimates show that implant-supported fixed partial dentures have survival rates of up to 10 years. However, it should be noted that many complications were reported following implantation procedures. These events can reduce the prognosis of the process and worsen the outcomes by decreasing the survival rate. The present literature review aims to provide evidence regarding dental implants' technical, biological, and mechanical complications. It should be noted that the incidence of these complications is generally decreasing based on the recent advance in the field. Adequate knowledge of the landmarks, careful treatment planning, proper case selection, obtaining a comprehensive history and information about implant procedure, and proper sterilization protocol are all different factors that can enhance the prognosis of the implant procedure. These can also reduce the frequency of the reported complications. Furthermore, these complications can be further reduced by being up to date with the recent advances and potential problem-solving research that usually provides adequate solutions that can reduce the frequency of these complications.


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How to Cite

Bukhari, M. A., Almalki, N. G., Alkhudhayr, A. M., Alburaiki, S. Z., Aljumaiah, A. Z., Haddad, S. K., Jan, H. T., Alrowaithy, H. M., Alqahtani, N. A., Toras, M. M., & Alwadei, R. H. (2021). Mechanical, technical, and biological complications of dental implants. International Journal Of Community Medicine And Public Health, 9(1), 476–480.



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