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What Is Peri-Implantitis?

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Peri-implantitis is a condition that causes inflammation around a dental implant. In peri- implantitis, both your gum tissue and the bone surrounding the implant are affected. In peri-implant mucositis, only the gum tissue experiences inflammation but the bone remains unaffected.

While dental implants are meant to last a lifetime, peri-implantitis can affect the health and longevity of your dental restorations. It’s essential to take the best possible care of your dental implants to avoid any complications so you can have a healthy and strong smile. Here’s what you need to know about peri-implantitis!

An article by Dr. Rex Hoang. Originally published by Your Dental Health Resource.

Read the full article here: What Is Peri-Implantitis?

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