There is no doubt that implants provide successful and predictable treatment for tooth replacement. However, the importance of prevention, proper oral hygiene, and implant maintenance is of utmost importance for long-term success.
According to the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, more than 3 million Americans have one or more implants and that number is increasing by 500,000 a year. These statistics translate to dental professionals providing more than 12 million periodontal implant maintenance procedures annually.
With all those implants to look after, you’ll want to be sure to take advantage of this months’ Special Topic Mastermind Webinar entitled, The Diagnosis & Treatment of Peri-Implant Diseases & Maintenance of Dental Implants, with our guest Dr. Travis Whitley of UNC School of Dentistry at Chapel Hill.
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The Diagnosis & Treatment of Peri-Implant Diseases
Maintenance of Dental Implants
with Dr. Travis Whitley
Over the past 20 years, dental implants have become a popular treatment option for replacement of missing teeth. While implants provide a successful and predictable treatment modality for patients, the importance of prevention, proper oral hygiene, and maintenance is of utmost importance for long-term success. Proper follow-up includes identification of potential risk factors as well as detection, diagnosis, and treatment of peri-implant diseases when necessary.
On this webinar you will learn:
- Pre-operative evaluation of the implant patient
- Clinical and radiographic examination of dental implants and peri-implant tissues
- Diagnosis and treatment of peri-implant diseases
- Implant maintenance
CE credits are provided by Inspired Hygiene.Inspired Hygiene is designated as an Approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry. The formal continuing dental education programs of this program provider are accepted by the AGD for Fellowship, Mastership and membership maintenance credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement.The current term of approval extends from 6/1/2014 to 5/31/2017.