Category: Dental Implants

The New Classification of Periodontal Disease and Peri-implant Disease

A committee representing both the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) and the European Federation of Periodontology (EFP) met in November 2017 with the charge of updating the 1999 classification of periodontal disease and conditions. The Proceedings of the World Workshop on the Classification of Periodontal and Peri-Implant Diseases and Conditions consists of 19 review papers and four consensus reports. This post provides a simple summary of the new classification

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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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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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