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J Dent Sch GYEAR__, 31(4): 242-252 Back to browse issues page
Maintenance of Dental Implants: A Review
Mozhgan Izadi *, Ahmad Moghareabed , Saman Nasiri , Mohammad Tavakoli , Jaber Yaghini
Postgraduate Student Dept. of Periodontics , mozhgan.izadi.1165@gmail.com
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  Objective: Successful bonding of a dental implant to bone, which was referred to as osseointegration by Branemark has been well documented. However, long-term prognosis of an implant depends on adequate maintenance and long-term care. An effective maintenance program is required to preserve the health of peri-implant tissues. Several techniques have been suggested for this purpose but it is not clear which is more efficient.

  Review of Literature: This review evaluates the literature regarding implant care and factors affecting the peri-implant soft tissue and describes the required measures for assessment of peri-implant status and treatment of reversible peri-implant diseases.

Conclusion: Data shows that several measures can be taken to maintain the health of peri-implant tissue and ensure the long-term prognosis of dental implants.
Keywords: Dental implant, Long-term prognosis, Maintenance
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Type of Study: Reviewed Article | Subject: Special
Received: 2013/11/16 | Accepted: 2013/11/16 | Published: 2013/11/16
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Izadi M, Moghareabed A, Nasiri S, Tavakoli M, Yaghini J. Maintenance of Dental Implants: A Review. J Dent Sch. 2013; 31 (4) :242-252
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Volume 31, Issue 4 (Fall 2013) Back to browse issues page
مجله دانشکده دندانپزشکی دانشگاه علوم پزشکی شهید بهشتی Shahid Beheshti University Dental Journal
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