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Preventing Inflammation With Implant Maintenance

Implant maintenance is key to preventing inflammatory disease that may jeopardize implant health. With no proven strategies to combat peri-implantitis, prevention is integral to the long-term success of implant therapy. Peri-implant…

Supporting Positive Implant Outcomes

While implant therapy offers a high rate of success, it is not without potential pitfalls. This Perio Update will review the key points to hit while in the treatment planning phase to ensure the success of implant therapy. Oral…

Periodontal Manifestations of Neurofibromatosis

Until recently, the relationship between genetic disorders and periodontal diseases was unclear. As our understanding of the underlying mechanisms and systemic pathophysiology of numerous genetic disorders broadens, new research has…

The Bidirectional Link

Dental professionals should be well-versed in the relationship between periodontal diseases and diabetes so they can better serve patients with this common metabolic condition.

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