Clinical and microbiological determinants of ailing dental implants.

@article{Tabanella2009ClinicalAM,
  title={Clinical and microbiological determinants of ailing dental implants.},
  author={Giorgio Tabanella and Hessam Nowzari and Jorgen Slots},
  journal={Clinical implant dentistry and related research},
  year={2009},
  volume={11 1},
  pages={
          24-36
        }
}
BACKGROUND The failure of the host tissue to establish or maintain osseointegration around dental implants is due to either occlusal or parafunctional forces, premature loading, ill-directed stress, or microbial infection. The long-term failure rate of dental implants is generally 5-10%. Although a variety of etiologies of early peri-implant bone loss (from implant placement to 1-year post-loading) have been proposed, factors associated with late implant failures are less well understood but… CONTINUE READING
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