Diagnosis and Treatment of Failing Implants

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Jon B. Suzuki, DDS, PhD, MBA and Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD

Titanium alloy root-form dental implants have been used for many years with remarkable success. However, dentists encounter failing implants quite frequently. A major question is when and how to diagnose and treat the obvious problems. Are they failing because of improper placement, patient oral hygiene practices, microorganism invasion, allergy to metals, occlusion, or many other factors? What is peri-implantitis? What causes it? How do you treat this problem?  When and how should an implant be removed? Should new implants be placed in the same sites as previously failed implants? Viewing this video and hearing the comments from both a periodontist and a prosthodontist will significantly help you understand, diagnose and treat failing implants. 

Table of Contents
  • Peri-Implantitis and Peri-Implant Mucositis
  • Keratinized Gingiva
  • Prevalence of Implant Diseases
  • Impact of Medical Issues on Implant Failures
  • Impact of Medications on Implant Failures
  • Levels of Peri-Implant Disease (Early, Moderate, Advanced Stages)
  • Treatment of Early Peri-Implantitis (Non-Surgical)
  • Treatment of Moderate Peri-Implantitis (Surgical)
  • Treatment of Advanced Peri-Implantitis (Surgical or Implant Removal)
  • Patient Oral Hygiene for Maintenance and to Prevent Recurrence of Implant Diseases
Video Length: 60 minutes

Item #: V2391

CE Credits: 2

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Gordon J. Christensen - Practical Clinical Courses (Nationally or Locally) Approved PACE Program Provider for FAGD/MAGD credit.  Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority or AGD endorsement.  6/1/18 to 5/31/21.  Provider ID# 208521

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Gordon J. Christensen - Practical Clinical Courses is an ADA CERP recognized provider.  ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education.  ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.