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A Tale of Two Hygienists Podcast

May 30, 2022

On this week’s episode of Fast Facts - Perio Edition, Katrina Sanders, continues her discussion around dental implants, today diving into Peri-Implant Disease!




We do typically find that the width or the thickness of keratinized mucosa on the buckle or facial side of teeth is, as a rule, about a millimeter greater than what we typically see at Peri-implant sites.”


“About a week after a dental implant is loaded, microscopically, we can already start to see fingerlike projections of woven bone around that clot of vasculature that forms.”





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Renvert, Stefan, G. Rutger Persson, Flavia Q. Pirih, and Paulo M. Camargo. "Peri-implant health, peri-implant mucositis, and periimplantitis: Case definitions and diagnostic considerations." Journal of clinical periodontology 45 (2018): S278-S285.