Peri-implantitis is analogous to periodontitis and shares many similarities in etiology and pathogenesis but has some distinct differences.4 It is estimated that peri-implantitis affects 28%-56% of all implant patients and 12%-43% of all implants.5 This disease entity is distinct from mucositis, which is also defined as plaque-induced inflammation only without associated bone loss. Peri-implant mucositis
Peri-Implant Disease, a Consensus for Treatment: A Case Study
Article is on Page Four of this PDF. Dr. Linden’s response, in a letter to the editors of the publication: The article on Periodontal Disease was quite informative and clearly written. While I am in agreement with various treatments included in the health letter, I would like to bring your attention to important information that was
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One month following root canal it hurts to chew hard things and is sensitive to touch. What options do I have to treat this?
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