Peri-Implantitis: Avoiding Failing Implants with a Practical Approach to Prevention, Diagnosis and Mitigation of Ailing Implants
PERI-IMPLANTITIS: AVOIDING FAILING IMPLANTS WITH A PRACTICAL APPROACH TO PREVENTION, DIAGNOSIS
AND MITIGATION OF AILING IMPLANTS
FRIDAY, APRIL 16, 2021
10:00AM – 1:15PM
CATEGORY 2 – 3 CE POINTS
The prevalence of peri-implantitis is the new pandemic in dentistry! Some papers are quoting as high as 45%…. the same as periodontal disease. This cannot be a coincidence. There is evidence of cluster failure as well as the role that restorative and prosthetic design play in access to biofilm removal and resultant bone loss. I hope to shed some light on some of these details in order to decipher and mitigate cases coming across your office doorstep.
- Discussion of the minimally invasive extraction and alveolar ridge preservation techniques
- How to recognize when an implant starts having a problem
- What are the factors that play a role in an implant’s ailing pathway?