Trends in the Prevention of Peri-Implant Diseases
Dental professionals who are well versed in the etiologies and risk factors for peri-implantitis can help prevent implant failure.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Identify the etiologies and risk factors for peri-implant diseases.
- Explain the factors involved in the diagnosis of peri-implant diseases.
- List the components of the cumulative interceptive supportive therapy protocol.
- Discuss the recommendations made by the American College of Prosthodontists regarding implant maintenance.
This course was published in the May 2016 issue and expires May 31, 2019. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.