Research - Clinical Studies
Clinical Study Title
Complications with an Implant-Supported Dental Prosthesis in the Maxilla
****** Not currently enrolling new participants in this Clinical Study. ******
Description/Purpose of the Study
The purpose of this study is to evaluate complications with a 4-implant supported full-arch fixed denture (“bridge”) in the edentulous maxilla (upper jaw with no teeth), as well as the treatment efficacy, survival rate, and degree of improvement in patient quality of life.
|IRB Study #:||12-0447|
|Principal Investigator:||Lyndon Cooper, DDS PhD|
To be in this study you must
Have no teeth in the upper jaw, or have only teeth that require extraction remaining.
Be between the ages of 18-80.
Be willing and healthy enough to undergo dental implant surgery.
Be available for follow-up up to five years.
You should not be in this study if you:
Have any major disease or condition (such as uncontrolled diabetes) that would compromise post-operative healing, or diseases or conditions that would make scheduled treatment or recall visits difficult or impossible.
Take systemic corticosteroid, IV bisphosphonate, or chemotherapy drugs that may compromise post-operative healing.
Have a blood disorder that would interfere with coagulation.
Smoke more than 10 cigarettes per day.
Have a current problem with drug and/or alcohol abuse.
Are unable to demonstrate adequate home oral hygiene.
Are pregnant or plan to become pregnant over the next year.
|Name:||Julie Adamczyk, DMD|