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Dental Implants Fail at a Rate 10 Times That of Natural Teeth in Patients with Treated Chronic Periodontitis: Study

By Scott Froum, D.D.S. This article originally appeared in Perio-Implant Advisory in April 2021. Abstract Dental implants are a commonly used treatment to replace both existing and missing teeth. The long-term survival rate of dental implants has been well-documented in the literature. Long-term retention of teeth in patients with moderate to advanced bone loss, who…

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Periodontal Pearls for the Endodontist

By Dr. Joseph K. McCombs Certain biologic principles govern all living things. These principles were not created but exist as an independent reality.  Cecil DeMille, director of the movie, The Ten Commandments, once said, “It is impossible for us to break the law.  We can only break ourselves against the law”. Successful surgeons build on…

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