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INVITED REVIEW
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 3-6

Peri-implantitis: Periodontal and restorative implications


Department of Periodontics and Endodontics, School of Dental Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, USA

Correspondence Address:
Abhiram Maddi
Department of Periodontics and Endodontics, School of Dental Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York
USA
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DOI: 10.4103/2229-5194.162736

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Dental implants are being increasingly used in dentistry. Millions of implants are being placed on a yearly basis around the world by dental surgeons. These implants support restorations ranging from a single crown to a denture. There are significant costs associated with implant supported restorations. The advent of peri-implant diseases threatens the survival and maintenance of implant supported restorations leading to significant impact on the sustainability of such restorations while affecting the patient's functionality. This review article discusses the current concepts, as well as the etiopathological and treatment considerations related to peri-implant diseases. Clinical Relevance to Interdisciplinary Dentistry Peri-implant disease affects implants, the peri-implant tissues and implant supported restorations. This article is relevant to this journal as peri-implant disease and its management is detrimental to the practice of the various disciplines of dentistry including periodontics, prosthodontics, implant dentistry and restorative dentistry


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