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Novel Approaches in Implantology

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This thematic CDEWorld eBook on implantology features a continuing education article on various treatments that can be employed to manage late implant failure for cases in which extraction and replacement of a failed implant are not indicated. In addition, a case report article on immediate dental implants for anterior tooth replacement in an older patient is included in this eBook. Download to earn 2 FREE CEU now!


CE: Repairing an Apical Lesion Around a Dental Implant
Timothy Kosinski, DDS, MAGD; and Stephanie Tilley, DMD
When an implant is experiencing late failure, treatments are often attempted to halt the disease process and salvage the failing implant. This article examines the efficacy of such treatments, reviews the different types of dental lasers and their applications, and discusses the use of the soft-tissue diode laser to decontaminate the surfaces of infected implants and their surrounding sites. The potential benefits of laser therapy to healing are discussed, and a case is presented that demonstrates the use of a diode laser and grafting materials to salvage a dental implant with an apical defect that developed a fistula to the oral environment.
Credits: 2 Self-Study CEU
Cost: $0
Provider: AEGIS Publications, LLC

Immediate Dental Implants for Anterior Tooth Replacement in Older Patients
Jeffrey Lineberry, DDS
This case report article describes the placement of immediate dental implants for anterior tooth replacement in an older patient. The patient’s 5-year follow-up after successful treatment is also discussed pictorially. 

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