Prosthetic Failure in Implant Dentistry

Oct 28, 2016 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Prosthetic Failure in Implant Dentistry

Although osseointegrated dental implants have become a predictable and effective modality for the treatment of single or multiple missing teeth, their use is associated with clinical complications. Such complications can…

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Biologic Markers of Failing Implants

Oct 28, 2016 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Biologic Markers of Failing Implants

Implants are exposed to a diverse oral environment and host responses that contribute to health or disease. For the last few decades, clinicians have relied on standard clinical and radiographic…

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Esthetic Failure in Implant Dentistry

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The definition of failure for dental implants has evolved from lack of osseointegration to increased concern for other aspects, such as esthetics. However, esthetic failure in implant dentistry has not…

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Peri-implant Diseases

Oct 28, 2016 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Peri-implant Diseases

The ideal management of peri-implant diseases focuses on infection control, detoxification of implant surfaces, regeneration of lost tissues, and plaque-control regimens via mechanical debridement (with or without raising a surgical…

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Immediate Implant Placement

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Loss of soft and hard tissue is common after tooth extraction. Substantial resorption of alveolar bone compromises esthetics and may result in prosthetic and surgical limitations. Immediate implant placement at…

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Complications in Implant Dentistry

Oct 28, 2016 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Complications in Implant Dentistry

Mohanad Al-Sabbagh, DDS, MS, Editor The concept of osseointegration, introduced by Brånemark, has revolutionized the clinical practice of dentistry. Because studies have documented their predictability and successful long-term outcomes, dental…

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