Research Article
Volume 19 Issue 8 - 2020
Influence of Vitamin D3 Insufficiency on Dental Implant Success (Randomized Controlled Clinical Study/Original Article)
Rawaa Younus Al-Rawee*
Senior Specialist in Maxillo Facial Surgery, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Al-Salam Teaching Hospital, Ministry of Health, Mosul, Iraq
*Corresponding Author: Rawaa Younus Al-Rawee, Senior Specialist in Maxillo Facial Surgery, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Al-Salam Teaching Hospital, Ministry of Health, Mosul, Iraq.
Received: June 18, 2020; Published: July 15, 2020


Purpose: Researcher tried in this article to investigate and emphasize whether vitamin D3 serum levels influences implant success in the early stages of healing.

Material and Method: Clinical study done on 80 patients visiting the private clinic seeking dental implant fixed prosthesis. Patients age where ranged between (20 - 50 years). Patients divided according to Vitamin D3 level into Patients with sufficient level of Vitamin D3 and patients with insufficient level. Sufficiency detected according to Serum 25-hydroxy vitamin D (25-OHD) assay. Each group has 40 participants 100 dental implants. All participants underwent two step traditional dental implant surgeries. Osseointegration evaluated in the second step surgery after 4 months.

Result: Mean age for patients is 37.07; with male to female ratio are 1: 1.58 with no significance relation among groups. Seven dental implant are failure in patients with insufficient level of Vitamin D3 and show significant p value with chi square statistical analysis (.039).

Conclusion: Vitamin D3 insufficiency affect negatively early implant success especially if the vitamin level deficient.

Clinical Relevance: Studies showed that there is a controversial relationship among vitamin D serum levels and osseointegration of dental implants. This relationship is evaluated in animal studies and several case reports. Osseointegration of dental implants depends on bone regeneration; peri-implant bone formation was shown to be reduced in vitamin D deficiency.

Keywords: Cholecalciferol; Calcium; Postmenopausal Females; Osseointegration; Clinical Study; Bone Healing Process


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Citation: Rawaa Younus Al-Rawee. “Influence of Vitamin D3 Insufficiency on Dental Implant Success (Randomized Controlled Clinical Study/Original Article)”. EC Dental Science 19.8 (2020): 41-52.

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