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Studies of HIV positive (HIV +) patients with implant supported restorations are limited. This study compared 20 HIV positive vs. 21 HIV negative (HIV -) patients with total 60 implants and only one implant failed. 31 out of 41 patients have Completed 3 years of the study, with the results being very positive. All patients are satisfied with the overall esthetic outcome. The study also indicates that besides precise planning and executing implant restoration procedures, the patient’s oral hygiene has great impact on the overall gingival condition around the implant. Additionally, the study indicates that routine follow up is crucial for the success of any implant supported restoration.
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