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Volume 7 Issue 3 (March, 2019)

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Dental Implant Maintenance- “How to Do?” & “What to Do”- A Review

Pardeep Bansal, Dhanya, Preetika Bansal, Harvinder Singh, Shanta

Unlike the natural teeth the differences in the supporting structure of the implant make them more susceptible to inflammation and bone loss when plaque accumulates. Therefore, a comprehensive maintenance protocol should be followed to ensure the longevity of the implant. Maintenance of the peri-implant health is a critical factor in the long-term success of dental implant therapy. This article reviews about the evaluation of implants and various professional and home care methods of dental implant prosthesis.
Key words: Dental implants, peri-implant mucosa, hygiene, maintenance, long term success.


Received: 14 February, 2019                                   Revised: 25 February, 2019                           Accepted: 27 February, 2019
Corresponding Author: Dr. Pardeep Bansal, Professor & HOD, Department of Prosthodontics, Dasmesh Institute of Research & Dental Sciences, Faridkot, Punjab, India,

This article may be cited as: Bansal P, Dhanya, Bansal P, Singh H, Shanta. Dental Implant Maintenance- “How to Do?” & “What to Do”- A Review. J Adv Med Dent Scie Res 2019;7(3):24-29.

 
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