Current Concepts in Dental Implants: Clinical Assessment in the Prevention of Peri-implant Mucositis, Peri-implantitis, and Implant Failure
COURSE NUMBER: 514
Connie M. Kracher, PhD, MSD
According to the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (AAOMS) and the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID), 69% of adults 35 to 44 years of age have lost at least one permanent tooth due to dental caries, periodont...
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According to the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (AAOMS) and the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID), 69% of adults 35 to 44 years of age have lost at least one permanent tooth due to dental caries, periodontitis, accidents, or failed endodontic therapy. The AAID states that more than 35 million Americans are partially edentulous or edentulous. By age 74, 26% of adults in the United States are edentulous. In recent years, the demand for dental implants has risen greatly, with a reported success rate at approximately 95-98%.1,3
Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Assistants, Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students, Dental Assistant Students
Date Course Online:
Aug 1, 2017
Last Revision Date:
Mar 30, 2021
Course Expiration Date:
Mar 29, 2024
AGD Subject Code(s):
Upon completion of this course, the dental professional should be able to:
- Discuss peri-implant anatomy and biology.
- Discuss the biomechanical assessment process with dental implants.
- Discuss the importance of clinical evaluation and assessment with dental implants.
- Identify risk factors relating to dental implants.
- Understand the importance of oral hygiene maintenance as it applies to the success rate for implants.
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