ELC20-NCE11: Factors Associated with the Initiation of Peri-Implant Diseases
Speakers(s): Dr. Alberto Monje, DDS, MS, PhD. Universitat Internacional de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain; Private Practice, Badajoz, Spain. Dr. Monje has disclosed that he has no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests.
Dr. Frank Schwarz, Prof. Dr. med. Dent. Department of Oral Surgery and Implantology, Carolinum, Geothe University, Frankfurt, Germany. Dr. Schwarz has disclosed that he is a speaker for the Osteology Foundation, Geistlich Biomaterials, and Institute Straumann, <10, and a research grant recipient from the Osteology Foundation, Oral Reconstruction Foundation, Geistlich Biomaterials, and Institut Straumann.
Program Track: Treatment of Periodontal Diseases and Peri-Implant Diseases
Course Description: Peri-implantitis is a dental plaque (biofilm)-associated, inflammatory, pathologic condition involving tissues around dental implants. Insight into the immunologic and histopathologic changes occurring during disease progression will be presented. The critical elements in the customization of therapy for peri-implant disease including defect morphology, implant position, and soft tissue characteristics will be discussed.
• Appreciate the clinical, immunologic and histopathologic characteristics of peri-implantitis
• Recognize the patterns and changes of peri-implantitis progression
• Explain the goals of surgical therapy for peri-implantitis
• Detect implant related site-specific anatomical elements that may interfere with treatment outcomes
• Identify the reparative potential of peri-implantitis lesions
Course length: 40 minutes
Original release date: December 15, 2021
Expiration date: December 15, 2024
The American Academy of Periodontology designates this activity for 0.75 continuing education credits.
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The AAP cautions participants for this CE activity about the potential risks of using limited knowledge when incorporating new techniques and procedures in their practice.