Tag Archives: peri implantitis

Painful implant cement sepsis fixed non surgically

Composite implant fix

 Painful implant with bone loss (peri-implantitis) Peri-implantitis Case of the week Click for larger view Liz had trouble, more specifically pain, around this implant ever since the crown was put on.  After the original dentist (the one that placed the crown on the implant) couldn’t help her, the surgeon that placed the implant referred her […]

Peri-implantitis, peri-implant mucositis, and peri-implant gingivitis

treating peri-implantitis

What is peri-implantitis? Peri-implantitis is similar to periodontal disease in that it has 2 phases; peri-implantitis which is similar to periodontitis and peri-implant mucositis which is similar to gingivitis. Periimplantitis is an inflammatory process with suppuration (pus) and/or bleeding with progressing bone loss after the adaptive phase. In other words after the implant has healed […]