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Table 6 Methods to identify the presence of implants in patients receiving home-visit dental care

From: A preliminary report on dental implant condition among dependent elderly based on the survey among Japanese dental practitioners

  The number of respondents
Visual inspection 153 (53%)
Radiography 49 (17%)
Information provided by patients or their families 88 (30%)
Ask patients’ dentists 10 (3%)
Implant card 5 (2%)
Dental records of implant surgeries that I performed 46 (16%)
Others 11 (4%)
No answer 50 (17%)