Self-Treatment with Dental ImplantsOsama Abu-Hammad1*, Mahmoud Al Omiri1, Mohammad Hammad1, Ahmad Abdelaziz Mahmoud1, Najla Dar-Odeh1 and Ahmad Kutkut2
- *Corresponding Author:
- Dr. Osama Abu-Hammad
Professor, Faculty of Dentistry
University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan
E-mail: [email protected]
Received date: October 08, 2012; Accepted date: October 22, 2012; Published date: October 24, 2012
Citation: Hammad OA, Omiri MA, Hammad M, Mahmoud AA, Odeh ND, et al. (2012) Self-Treatment with Dental Implants. Dentistry 2:148. doi: 10.4172/2161-1122.1000148
Copyright: © 2012 Hammad OA, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Background: Many self-treatment dental procedures have been reported in the literature including extractions and fillings.
Findings: This case report describes the clinical procedure of dental implantation and subsequent prosthetic treatment that a dentist performed to him starting from the local anesthetic injection and finishing with cementation of a fixed prosthesis.
Conclusions: Ethical and safety guidelines and standards of related procedures of the dental profession need reviewing to take in consideration controversial aspects of self-treatment.