TITLE

Dental implants in patients with oral lichen planus: A narrative review

AUTHOR(S)
Pons-Fuster, Alvaro; Jornet, Pia López
PUB. DATE
July 2014
SOURCE
Quintessence International;Jul2014, Vol. 45 Issue 7, p599
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Objective: To evaluate the success and survival rates of dental implants in patients with oral lichen planus (OLP). Method and Materials: A narrative review literature search was conducted in the PubMed/Medline, Scopus, and Cochrane databases for articles published between 1990 and April 2013, using key search words “dental implants” and “oral lichen planus”. Results: This review did not identify any publications that were randomized controlled trials. A total of 60 OLP patients and 199 dental implants were analyzed. Three cases of OLP-related oral squamous cell carcinoma were reported. Conclusion: The extent and severity of underlying disease should be determined before dental implant placement.
ACCESSION #
96313544

 

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