Management of peri-implant bone loss using guided bone regeneration: a clinical report

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This clinical report presents a patient who developed peri-implant bone loss around 2 maxillary endosseous root-form implants after restoration with cement-retained single crowns. Significant localized bone loss occurred around 1 of the implants due to retained excess cement. Reparative treatment consisted of a guided bone regeneration technique. Following a 9-month period of submerged healing, the implants were re-exposed and restored to complete function.


Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)12-16
Number of pages5
JournalThe Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2004