Can Periimplantitis Be Treated?

Oct 28, 2016 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Can Periimplantitis Be Treated?

Over the past few decades, dental implants have been found to have high predictability and survival rates because of improvements in knowledge, clinical expertise, and implant designs. As such, dental…

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Unanswered Questions

Oct 28, 2016 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Unanswered Questions

Periodontal regeneration—treatment that results in new alveolar bone, cementum, and a functional periodontal ligament—is successful in class II furcation defects. This article examines one aspect of periodontal regeneration—alveolar bone growth…

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Is Radiologic Assessment of Alveolar Crest Height Useful to Monitor Periodontal Disease Activity?

Oct 28, 2016 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Is Radiologic Assessment of Alveolar Crest Height Useful to Monitor Periodontal Disease Activity?

The mainstay of periodontal assessment is clinical probing. Radiographic assessment provides quantitative information on the status of tooth-supporting bone. This article reviews methods to assess periodontal structures, including basic radiograph…

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Is Photodynamic Therapy an Effective Treatment for Periodontal and Peri-Implant Infections?

Oct 28, 2016 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Is Photodynamic Therapy an Effective Treatment for Periodontal and Peri-Implant Infections?

Antimicrobial photodynamic therapy (PDT) has attracted much attention for the treatment of pathogenic biofilm associated with peridontitis and peri-implantitis. However, data from randomized controlled clinical studies (RCTs) are limited and,…

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