PUBLICATION

Significance of keratinized mucosa/gingiva on peri-implant and adjacent periodontal conditions in erratic maintenance compliers.

Monje A1,2, Blasi G2,3.

J Periodontol. 2018 Nov 21. doi: 10.1002/JPER.18-0471. [Epub ahead of print]

Abstract

BACKGROUND:

Given the fact that most patients are not regular compliers in supportive peri-implant maintenance programs, it is of interest to examine the significance of the peri-implant soft tissue characteristics in relationship to the onset of peri-implant diseases.

METHODS:

Based on an a priori statistical power calculation, a cross-sectional study was conducted on erratic peri-implant maintenance compliers (

RESULTS:

Overall, 37 patients with 45 edentulous gaps restored with 66 implants and 90 adjacent teeth were analyzed. On comparing a KM band of 

CONCLUSIONS:

The presence of NCT03501537).

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