Limited evidence suggests no difference in implant failure rates among people with or without diabetes
Linda L. Cheng, DDS, FAGD, ABGD
Systematic Review Conclusion
Within the limits of the existing evidence, no significant difference exists in the dental implant failure rates in people with or without diabetes.
Critical Summary Assessment
This systematic review
of 7 retrospective studies and 7 controlled clinical trials with high risk of bias
and confounding factors found no difference in implant failure rates among people with or without diabetes.
Evidence Quality Rating
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