Oral lichen planus and dental implants--a retrospective study.

  title={Oral lichen planus and dental implants--a retrospective study.},
  author={R Czerninski and Meizi Eliezer and Asaf Wilensky and Aubrey Soskolne},
  journal={Clinical implant dentistry and related research},
  volume={15 2},
OBJECTIVES To examine whether oral lichen planus (OLP) affects the success rate of dental implants and if the manifestations of OLP are altered by implant-borne prostheses. MATERIALS AND METHODS OLP patients, treated in the oral medicine department, with (the study group) and without (control group) dental implants were included. Pocket depth, mobility, bleeding on probing, erythema, pain and radiolucency around the implants, as well as clinical findings and OLP symptoms were recorded. Follow… CONTINUE READING


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