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Implants and periodontitis – should we go there?
   1 h   towards your annual CPD requirement
CPD development outcome:  C
Author:  Aly Virani
First Upload:  29/07/2021
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Aly Virani looks at the considerations and possible complications which must be taken into account when planning implant treatment for periodontal patients

Aims and objectives
  • To reflect on the anatomical differences between the peri-implant and periodontal tissues
  • To understand the risk factors and aetiology of peri-implant diseases
  • To discuss the link between periodontal disease susceptibility and dental implant outcomes
  • To be familiar with strategies for avoiding peri-implant disease
  • To consider treatment workflows that could facilitate better long term outcomes
  • To explore a full-arch prosthetic design for periodontally susceptible patients to minimise the chance of complications whilst maximising the quality of life outcome of treatment.