Korean Journal of Veterinary Research 2004;44(1):131-136.
CT and scintigraphic evaluation of osseointegration following immediate versus delayed implantation in dogs
Juoog-Hyun Kim1, Jae Yeong Lee1, Won-Guk Lee1, Won Young Oh2, So-Seob Kim1, Seong Soo Kang3, Seok Hwa Choi1
1College of Veterinary Medicine, Chungbuk National University
2Hospital, Chungbuk National University
3College of Veterinary Medicine and Institute of Veterinary Medical Science,Chonnam National University
개에서 즉시형과 지연형 인공치아 식립후 골유합에 대한 CT와 신티그라피 평가
김중현1, 이재영1, 이원국1, 오원영2, 김소섭1, 강성수3, 최석화1
1충북대학교 수의과대학
2충북대학교 병원
3전남대학교 수의과대학 및 동물의학연구소
Osseointegration involves anchoring dental implants to stable bone rather than to soft-tissue. Clinical osseointegration is currently defined as the process whereby alloplastic material is asymptomatically and rigidly fixed and maintained in bone during functional loading. Full osseointegration is necessary for the success of long-term dental implants. Recent developments in computer assisted measurement of bone formation have improved maxillofacial examination and osseointegration. Computer assisted examination has also proved effective in dental implantology. This investigation was aimed to determine osseointegration in immediate and delayed implantation in the dog mandible using dental computed tomography (CT) and bone scintigraphy. Five adult (mean age of 2 years) mongrel dogs with a mean weight of 9.1 kg were used in this investigation. Titanium alloy implant systems with 4 mm in diameter and 10 mm in length were chosen for insertion. The second and third left mandibular premolars in each dog were extracted for the delayed implant insertion. Twelve weeks later, the second and third right mandibular premolars were extracted for the immediate implant insertion. Before the delayed and immediate implantation procedures and 0, 4, 8, and 12 weeks after the insertions, dental CT and scintigraphy were conducted. The CT and scintigraphic images indicate that reconstruction of bone surrounding of the immediate implant can be as successful as reconstruction of bone surrounding of the delayed implant.
Key Words: canine, computed tomography, delayed implant, immediate implant, scintigraphy

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