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Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants. 1992 Summer;7(2):220-7.

Clinical parameters of evaluation during implant maintenance.

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Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.

Abstract

This paper reviews investigations concerning the clinical parameters of evaluating dental implants during the maintenance phase of therapy. Clinical parameters that are discussed include mobility, gingival alterations, tissue movement, probing and attachment level measurements, bleeding upon probing, occlusion, and microbial monitoring. The role of implant radiology is discussed and encompasses radiographic interpretation, interval, and technique.

PMID:
1398839
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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