Sakka et al reported features of a successful dental implant. The authors are from Al-Farabi Dental College, University of Al-Baath and University of Aleppo in Saudi Arabia and Syria.
Patient selection: dental implant
Features of a successful dental implant:
(1) absence of pain or discomfort under vertical or horizontal forces
(2) absence of any negative subjective sensation
(3) absence of peri-implant inflammation (peri-implantitis)
(4) implant stability with osseointegration
Pain may be associated with:
(1) mobility of the implant
(3) pressure on a nerve
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