Titanium deposition after peri-implant care with the carbon dioxide laser.

@article{Deppe2002TitaniumDA,
  title={Titanium deposition after peri-implant care with the carbon dioxide laser.},
  author={Herbert Deppe and Helmut A. Greim and Thomas C. Brill and Stefan Wagenpfeil},
  journal={The International journal of oral & maxillofacial implants},
  year={2002},
  volume={17 5},
  pages={707-14}
}
PURPOSE Titanium endosseous implants are becoming increasingly important in dentistry because of their excellent long-term results. However, it has been reported that these implants may lead to higher concentrations of titanium, especially in the lungs and kidneys. The purpose of this study, therefore, was to determine whether CO2 laser-assisted… CONTINUE READING