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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…

Cone-Beam Computed Tomography in Implant Therapy

SUBSCRIBE TO THE PERIO UPDATE NEWSLETTER HERE Cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) offers three-dimensional (3D) imaging with broad indications for periodontal diagnosis and treatment, as well as all phases of dental implant planning,…

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…

Addressing Peri-Implantitis

SUBSCRIBE TO THE PERIO UPDATE NEWSLETTER HERE While implant therapy is well-known for its safety and efficacy, not all implants flourish. Whatever the cause, peri-implantitis is a serious threat to implant health and clinicians must be…

A Look at Peri-Implant Disease Classification

SUBSCRIBE TO THE PERIO UPDATE NEWSLETTER HERE Implant therapy is often the treatment of choice when it comes to addressing tooth loss. And for the most part, it is quite successful. However, as dental hygienists are well aware, some…

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