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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.


© 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.



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