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Article

Publication Date

8-2016

Abstract

This guide, used by MetLife for its dental continuing education program, focuses on the inflammatory pathology around dental implants. It outlines the risk factors and diagnostic criteria for peri-implantitis, an inflammatory process resulting in progressive loss of bone around the implant. The guide also provides treatment approaches for peri-implantitis, including surgical and non-surgical options.

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© Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, New York, NY. All materials subject to this copyright may be photocopied for the noncommercial purpose of scientific or educational advancement.

Originally published August 2016 as a MetLife Quality Resource Guide. These guides are used by MetLife for its dental continuing education program, recognized by the American Dental Association and the Academy of General Dentistry. www.metdental.com

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