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CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 123-125

Masticatory overload due to areca nut chewing on dental implants


1 Department of Prosthodontics, Rajarajeswari Dental College and Hospital, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
2 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, S. B. Patil Dental College, Bidar, Karnataka, India
3 Department of Prosthodontics, Peoples College of Dental Sciences and Research Centre, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India

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Dr. Ramesh Chowdhary
Department of Prosthodontics, Rajarajeswari Dental College and Hospital, Bengaluru - 560 074, Karnataka
India
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DOI: 10.4103/sjhs.sjhs_31_19

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The habitual chewing of areca nut causes severe wear of incisal and occlusal surfaces of the tooth. However, in implant-supported occlusion, the effect of areca nut chewing is not documented in the literature. This study presents a case of areca nut chewing habit, which causes occlusal overload in the patient with implant-supported prosthesis. Areca nut chewing should be strictly avoided by implant patients, as it causes marginal bone loss due to overload and may lead to failure of prosthesis.


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