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International Journal of Periodontics & Restorative Dentistry
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Int J Periodontics Restorative Dent 38 (2018), No. 1     5. Jan. 2018
Int J Periodontics Restorative Dent 38 (2018), No. 1  (05.01.2018)

Online Article, Page e8-e16, doi:10.11607/prd.2626, PubMed:29240206


Online Article: Peri-implantitis Management in the Esthetic Zone in a Periodontally Compromised Patient: Five-Year Results Including Cone Beam Computed Tomography
Kourkouta, Stella
A 59-year-old woman was referred for specialist treatment due to peri-implantitis affecting four implants in the anterior maxilla. On presentation, probing depths were up to 12 mm with bleeding on probing/suppuration and extensive peri-implant bone loss. There was a history of treated chronic periodontitis. Nonsurgical management was followed by regenerative peri-implant surgery. Peri-implant probing depths reduced to a maximum of 5 mm and remained stable throughout the 5-year follow-up period. Cone beam computed tomography at 2 years postoperatively confirmed the presence of regenerated peri-implant tissue and integration with the pre-existing peri-implant bone.