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
Category: Periodontal Treatment
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
Many lasers are available in the dental arena including ND/YAG, Erbium, CO2, and diodes. Each laser has a purpose and “niche” in dental treatment. “Evidence based” studies that have been done and are in progress to save teeth and implants from gum disease. The primary protocol in use today is LANAP. (Laser Assisted New Attachment
Q: How long should it take my mouth to heal from an intensive deep teeth cleaning? I had a deep cleaning on the right side of my mouth this past Thursday. The first round of shots did not fully work so I ended up needing more than “normal”. Also, as she worked the plaque from
Study suggests that preventing periodontal diseases can positively impact healthcare expenses.