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REVIEW ARTICLE

Dental Implant Imaging and Its Current Update: A Review

V Rathithya, S Vandana, Jagat Reddy

Keywords : Advanced imaging, Dental implants, Implant software, Radiography

Citation Information : Rathithya V, Vandana S, Reddy J. Dental Implant Imaging and Its Current Update: A Review. 2023; 12 (2):43-48.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10085-9121

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 02-02-2024

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2023; The Author(s).


Abstract

People who have severe dental issues and were unable to keep their natural teeth have seen an improvement in their quality of life thanks to dental implants. They have gained a lot of traction since they can replace damaged tooth structures permanently and give restorative benefits for a modern lifestyle without affecting the patient's self-esteem or oral or speaking skills. Since the advent of newer imaging modalities, choosing a suitable implant imaging technique has become a difficult task, and several of these are employed for implant imaging. The imaging modality should provide dimensional accuracy in addition to accounting for the anatomy. Due to the need of placing implants in the exact planned position in both mandible and maxilla, radiography has grown to serve a major part in dental implantology diagnosis and treatment planning. Since there are so many imaging modalities available, treatment planning for implant placement can be difficult. Therefore, all associated benefits and drawbacks should be taken into account when choosing the type of imaging technique for pre and postoperative assessment of dental implants, which will be comprehensively reviewed in this study.


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