Peri-implant inflammation defined by the implant-abutment interface.

@article{Broggini2006PeriimplantID,
  title={Peri-implant inflammation defined by the implant-abutment interface.},
  author={N Broggini and Linda M. McManus and Joachim S. Hermann and Ray Medina and Robert K. Schenk and Daniel Ch. Buser and David Lee Cochran},
  journal={Journal of dental research},
  year={2006},
  volume={85 5},
  pages={473-8}
}
An implant-abutment interface at the alveolar bone crest is associated with sustained peri-implant inflammation; however, whether magnitude of inflammation is proportionally dependent upon interface position remains unknown. This study compared the distribution and density of inflammatory cells surrounding implants with a supracrestal, crestal, or subcrestal implant-abutment interface. All implants developed a similar pattern of peri-implant inflammation: neutrophilic polymorphonuclear… CONTINUE READING

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