Ailing and failing oral implants: initial therapy and surgical management

Salah Sakka, Majdy Majed Mahmoud Idrees, Rami Alissa, Omar Kujan

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The distinction between ailing and failing implants is clinically important. Changes in the peri-implant soft or hard tissues will indicate whether the implant is ailing, failing, or has failed. This article discusses these clinical situations and provides an overview and description of peri-implant diseases and their treatment alternatives.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)207-210
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Investigative and Clinical Dentistry
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2013
Externally publishedYes


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