Ectopic dental implants in the maxillary sinus


Guler N., DELİLBAŞI B. Ç.

Quintessence International, vol.38, no.5, pp.238-239, 2007 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 38 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Journal Name: Quintessence International
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.238-239
  • Keywords: complication, dental implants, maxillary sinus
  • Istanbul Medipol University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Migration or displacement of dental implants into the anatomical sites is a possible but rare complication. This article describes 2 cases of ectopic dental implants in the maxillary sinus, 1 of which was displaced at the time of surgery and the other which migrated 8 years after placement. © 2007 by Quintessence Publishing Co Inc.