Erta Xhanari

Erta Xhanari
Aldent University · Faculty of Dentistry

DDS

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Introduction
Erta Xhanari currently works at the Faculty of Dentistry, Aldent University. She does research in Dental Surgery, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Dentistry.

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Publications (60)
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Objective The purpose of the present prospective, case-series study was to report implant survival rate and marginal bone remodeling expected 5 years after loading using dental implants placed in daily practice. Materials and Methods This research was designed as an open-cohort, prospective, case-series evaluation. Any partially or completely edent...
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The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the histological and histomorphometric characteristics of post-extraction sites grafted with decellularized bovine compact bone from bovine femur, mixed and unmixed with leukocyte- and platelet-rich fibrin after four months of healing. This study was designed as a randomized controlled trial of paral...
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The purpose of this multicenter randomized controlled trial was to compare the clinical, radiographic, and patient-centered outcomes of early loaded mandibular overdentures deliberately placed on two or three implants. The outcomes were: implant and prosthesis success and survival rates; biological and technical complications; marginal bone loss; p...
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Aim: the purpose of the present prospective, case series study were to report implant survival rate and marginal bone remodeling expected five years after loading using dental implants placed in in the daily practice. Material and Methods: this research was designed as an open-cohort, prospective case series study. Any completely or partially edent...
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Implant design factors and the abutment connection are correlated with crestal bone stability. The aim of the present study was to evaluate a new type of screw-retained prostheses delivered on tissue-level implants with conical external vertical seal and internal hexagon connection. Implants 4.25 mm in diameter and 10 mm in length (Prama, Sweden an...
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Objective: Preliminary data on survival and success rates of immediately loaded, maxillary, screw-retained, implant-supported, fixed restorations delivered on narrow and low-profile OT Equator abutments (OT Bridge, Rhein'83) were evaluated. Materials and methods: This retrospective study evaluated data collected from patients rehabilitated with...
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Randomized controlled trial PURPOSE. To compare implant survival and success rates and implant stability quotient (ISQ) values of early-loaded single implants with sandblasted acid-etched (SA, control group) surface versus implants with SA surface modified with pH buffering agent (SOI, test group). MATERIALS AND METHODS. This study was designed as...
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Crest module can be defined as the portion of a two-piece implant designed to retain the prosthetic components and to allows the maintenance of the peri-implant tissues in the transition zone. Aim: To evaluate the three-year after loading clinical and radiographic data, collected from patients that received a prosthetic rehabilitation on conical...
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Purpose: To evaluate preliminary data on survival and success rates of immediately loaded, screw-retained, restorations delivered on lower arches using narrow and low-profile OT Equator abutments. Methods: This retrospective study analyzed data of patients rehabilitated with OT Bridge (fixed prosthetic system built on OT Equator) prosthetic concept...
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Objective To compare early implant failure and implant stability of one-stage Hiossen ET III implants with its new hydrophilic (NH) surface, compared with Hiossen ET III implants with the sandblasted and acid-etched (SA) surface at 1-year follow-up. Materials and Methods This study was designed as a split-mouth, multicenter randomized controlled tr...
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The achievement of the optimal implant position is a critical consideration in implant surgery, as it can facilitate the ideal prosthesis design and allow adequate oral hygiene maintenance. The switch from bone-driven to prosthetic-driven implant placement, through a comprehensive diagnosis and adequate treatment plan, is a prerequisite for long-te...
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Purpose: To evaluate implant and prosthetic survival rates, complications, patient satisfaction, and biological outcomes of patients rehabilitated with a ball attachment system for implant retained- and supported-overdentures (IOV), which was in function for 3 to 5 years. Methods: This retrospective study evaluated data collected from patients t...
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Objective: The objective of this study is to compare the implant stability of Hiossen ET III implants with its new hydrophilic (NH) surface and Hiossen ET III implants with the sandblasted and acid-etched (SA) surface. Materials and methods: Patients required at least two teeth to be rehabilitated with a fixed, implant-supported restoration, con...
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Purpose: To compare virtual planning accuracy of novel computer-assisted, template-based implant placement techniques, which make use of CAD/CAM stereolithographic surgical templates with or without metallic sleeves. Furthermore, to compare open versus closed sleeves for templates without metallic sleeves. Materials and methods: Any partially edent...
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Purpose: To compare accuracy and complications of computer-assisted template-based implant placement using conventional impression and scan of a physical stone cast or intraoral scanning to rehabilitate partially edentulous patients. Materials and methods: Any partially edentulous patients with at least five residual teeth, requiring at least on...
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Purpose: To evaluate whether there is a difference in aesthetic outcomes positioning immediate post-extractive implants in the natural position (where the tooth should have been in relation to adjacent teeth/implants) or approximately 3 mm more palatally. Materials and methods: Just after tooth extraction, 20 patients requiring one single immedi...
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Purpose. To evaluate the 3-year clinical and radiographic outcomes of partially edentulous patients treated with immediately loaded tilted implants, combined with angulated screw channel (ASC) zirconia abutments. Materials and methods. Any patient requiring an implant-supported fixed dental prosthesis for the rehabilitation of the at-rophic posteri...
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Purpose: To analyze implant and prosthetic survival rates, complications, patient satisfaction, and biological parameters of patients rehabilitated with implant overdentures (IOV) on splinted and nonsplinted implants and different attachment systems, in function for one to 17 years. Methods: This retrospective study evaluated data collected from pa...
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Objectives To identify whether there is a relationship between different implant shoulder positions/orientations/designs and prosthetic and/or implant failures, biological or mechanical complications, radiographic marginal bone loss (MBL), peri-implant buccal recession (RC), aesthetic scores (Papilla Index, PES, and WES), and patient satisfaction a...
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Purpose. To evaluate the 3-year clinical and radiographic outcomes of partially edentulous patients treated with immediately loaded tilted implants, combined with angulated screw channel (ASC) zirconia abutments. Materials and methods. Any patient requiring an implant-supported fixed dental prosthesis for the rehabilitation of the atrophic posterio...
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Purpose: To evaluate whether there is a difference in aesthetic outcomes positioning immediate post-extractive implants in the natural position (where the tooth should have been in relation to adjacent teeth/implants) or about 3 mm more palatally. Materials and methods: Just after tooth extraction, 30 patients requiring one single immediate maxi...
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Purpose: To compare planning and patient rehabilitation using 3D implant planning software and dedicated surgical templates with conventional freehand implant placement for the rehabilitation of partially or fully edentulous patients using flapless or mini-flap procedures and immediate loading. Materials and methods: Patients requiring at least...
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Purpose: To test the hypothesis that there is no difference in clinical, radiographic and aesthetic out- comes positioning single post-extractive 7 mm-diameter implants or waiting 4 months after molar extraction and socket preservation procedure. Material and Methods: Patients requiring one implant-supported single restoration to replace a fail- in...
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Purpose: To assess whether repeated abutment disconnections and reconnections have any impact on peri-implant bone resorption and soft tissue healing. Materials and methods: Electronic and manual searches were conducted for English-language articles published up to March 2017 that identified a relation between repeated disconnections of implant...
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O b j e c t i v e: The objective of this study was to present the preliminary results one year after loading for a single cohort of Cawood and Howell Class V and VI patients rehabilitated with a mandibular overdenture supported by two implants using a novel low-profile retention system. M a t e r i a l s & m e t h o d s: Completely edentulous indiv...
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O b j e c t i v e: The objective of this study was to report one-year preliminary data on Cawood and Howell Class VI patients rehabilitated with a fixed-removable solution. M a t e r i a l s & m e t h o d s: Completely edentulous patients, aged 18 years or older, presenting with severely atrophic mandibles (Class VI according to Cawood and Howell)...
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Purpose: To correlate soft tissue thickness and peri-implant bone remodeling of platform-switching implants. Materials and methods: This comparative prospective trial evaluated, for up to 3 years after implant loading, the influence of soft tissue thickness on changes in peri-implant marginal hard tissue levels. Any patient who was partially ede...
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The aim of this study was to evaluate clinical and radiologic outcomes of a novel device that allows simultaneous hydraulic sinus membrane elevation, bone grafting, and implant placement. A sample of 18 consecutive participants with severe atrophy of the posterior maxilla underwent transcrestal elevation of the sinus membrane and implant placement....
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Purpose: To compare the outcome of implants inserted in maxillary sinuses augmented with anorganic bovine bone (ABB) grafts vs mixed 50% ABB and 50% autologous bone graft, using a lateral window approach. Materials and methods: This study was designed as a randomised controlled trial of parallel groups. Patients in need of an implant-supported p...
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Purpose: To evaluate the clinical and radiographic outcomes of a one-stage crestal sinus elevation procedure using a self-tapping endosseous implant system (iRaise, Maxillent, Herzliya, Israel) developed for sinus augmentation, 1 year after loading. Materials and methods: Patients needing restoration in the posterior maxilla with a residual alve...
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O b j e c t i v e The objective of this review was to evaluate the scientific evidence on accuracy, as well as esthetic and clinical outcomes of single-tooth implants placed using computer-assisted, template-based surgery. M a t e r i a l s & M e t h o d s Electronic and manual literature searches of clinical studies published between January 2002...
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O b j e c t i v e The aim of this comprehensive systematic review was to present the different definitions of periimplantitis proposed in the literature. M a t e r i a l s a n d m e t h o d s Electronic and manual literature searches were conducted by three independent reviewers to identify manuscripts reporting data on the definition of periimpla...
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Purpose: To test the hypothesis that there is no difference in clinical, radiographic and aesthetic outcomes positioning single post-extractive ultra-wide 7 mm-diameter implants or waiting 4 months to place implant, after molar extraction and the socket preservation procedure. Material and methods: Patients requiring one implant-supported single re...
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ABSTRACT Background: High primary implant stability is considered one of the main factors necessary for achieving predictable treatment outcomes with immediately loaded implant-supported screw-retained fixed complete denture prosthesis (FCDP). Purpose: To evaluate the 5-year clinical and radiographic outcomes of immediately loaded implants placed...
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O b j e c t i v e This prospective case series study reports on a novel comprehensive method using digitized model casts and a superimposition technique to allow an objective evaluation of the hard-and soft-tissue parameters. M a t e r i a l s a n d m e t h o d s Any patients requiring all-ceramic restoration of the anterior maxillary teeth were re...
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The aim of this study was to evaluate clinical and radiologic outcomes of a novel device that allows simultaneous hydraulic sinus membrane elevation, bone grafting, and implant placement. A sample of 18 consecutive participants with severe atrophy of the posterior maxilla underwent transcrestal elevation of the sinus membrane and implant placement....
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O b j e c t i v e All-on-4 treatment concept is widely applied for complete-arch rehabili-tations. Nevertheless, minor technical and biological complications can occur. The objective of this study was to evaluate the three-year clinical and radiographic data of complete-arch fixed dental prostheses supported by four implants according to the All-on...
Research
To test the hypothesis that there is no difference in clinical, radiographic, and aesthetic outcomes positioning single post-extractive 7 mm-wide diameter implants or waiting 4 months to place the implant, after molar extraction and socket preservation procedure. Submitted to the European Journal of Oral Implantology
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Aim/Hypothesis: To evaluate the 3 year clinical and radiographic data of fixed implant-supported dental prosthesis delivered on patients taking alendronate 35–70 mg weekly for at least 3 years before implant placement. Material and methods: Between January 2008 and December 2011, forty consecutive patients treated with oral bisphosphonates requirin...
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Objective: To evaluate the 3-year clinical and radiographic data of fixed implant-supported dental prosthesis delivered to patients having taken alendronate 35–70 mg weekly for at least 3 years before implant placement. Materials and Methods: Forty consecutive patients treated with oral bisphosphonates and requiring an implant-supported restoration...