Analysis of the association of IL1B(C-511T) polymorphism with dental implant loss and the clusterization phenomenon.


OBJECTIVES Endosteous dental implants consist in the treatment of choice to replace tooth loss. The knowledge that implant loss tends to cluster in subsets of individuals may indicate that host immune-inflammatory response is influenced by genetic factors. Interleukin-1 (IL-1) is a key mediator of inflammatory processes and functional polymorphisms in IL1… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0501.2010.02080.x