Microbiota of successful osseointegrated dental implants.

@article{Lee1999MicrobiotaOS,
  title={Microbiota of successful osseointegrated dental implants.},
  author={Kayoung Lee and Mark F. J. Maiden and A C R Tanner and Hans Peter Weber},
  journal={Journal of periodontology},
  year={1999},
  volume={70 2},
  pages={
          131-8
        }
}
BACKGROUND The long-term survival of dental implants depends, in part, on control of bacterial infection in the peri-implant region. Periodontal pathogens colonized implants symptomatic through infection, whereas the microbiota of successful implants was similar to that of periodontal health. This study examined the impact on the peri-implant microbiota of crown restorations; implant type; length of time of loading; history of implant or periodontal infections; and whether implants replaced… CONTINUE READING
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