The Role of Implant Position for Long-Term Success

Dental implants have become part of the mainstream in dental treatment and the replacement for lost teeth. As with any new treatments, the complications come to light as the treatment modality develops and more and more studies are done on the patients treated over a longer period of time. An important question to answer here is with patients with dental implants, what is the incidence or prevalence of peri-implantitis?

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Peri-Implant Health, Peri-Implant Disease Case Definitions and Diagnostic Considerations

Dental Implants have high rates of long term survival, defined as more than 10 years when supporting various dental prostheses. However, the success of dental implants is not as high as their survival as functional implants and the restorations may be subject to mechanical and biological complications. Biologic complications associated with dental implants are mostly inflammatory conditions of the soft tissues and surrounding bone. These are biofilm-induced inflammatory lesions

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What Is the Mouth-Body Connection and How Does It Affect the Entire Body?

The mouth is considered a gateway to the body. That being said, your oral health can have an effect on just about every system in your body. To figure out how the mouth affects the body, it’s necessary to know what may go wrong first. When overstaying their welcome, bacteria create sticky buildups on the teeth, thus making gums susceptible to infection. That’s how a dental problem starts developing.

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Top 5 Signs You Need Dental Implants

Reasons You Might Need Dental Implants Dental implants provide a permanent fix for people with missing teeth and can offer a substantial improvement in function and appearance over dentures, crowns, and bridges. There are several signs that you might be ready for dental implants. We’ve selected five of the most important, so if you’d like to know more, keep reading! You Have One or More Teeth Missing The clearest sign

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