Influence of bruxism on the indication and follow-up of rehabilitations with dental implants
AIM: The objective of this study was to report a clinical case highlighting the main recommendations of the literature to minimize forces applied on implants. MATERIAL AND METHODS: A decision was made to increase the number and size of implants installed. Screwed and cemented prostheses were used, combined with an occlusal bruxism night guard. RESULTS: Four months after the prosthesis installation, no biological or biomechanical complications were encountered. CONCLUSION: There are cases of patients with parafunctional habit who require oral rehabilitation with implants. There are guidelines that enable planning and rehabilitation. It is important to monitor cases to assess the behavior of implants and their suprastructures.
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Journal of Research in Dentistry, University of Southern of Santa Catarina, Santa Catarina, ISSN 2317-5907
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