Long-Term Results of Peri-implant Conditions in Periodontally Compromised Patients Following Lateral Bone Augmentation
Philip L. Keeve, DMD, MSc/Fouad Khoury, DMD, PhD
Over time, there has been increasing awareness of the effects of peri-implant bone loss on long-term survival of dental implants. One factor that has been implicated in such bone loss is the presence of periodontal disease in patients receiving implants. This article provides information from at least 5 years of clinical observation addressing this topic.