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Dr. Maurício Araújo

Maringa, Brazil

Short CV
Dr Araújo is a Periodontist working both in private practice and at The State University of Maringa, Brazil. He completed his PhD at The University of Gothenburg, Sweden. He is the Chairman of the Perio/Implant Research Unit, State University of Maringá. He is an ITI Fellow and Osteology Foundation Board member. He is member of the editorial board of several journals.
Lecture
Biological Failures in Implant Dentistry
The most common biological failures are mucositis and peri-implantitis. Mucositis is described as an inflammatory reaction of the soft tissues surrounding an implant, while peri-implantitis is characterized by inflammatory response associated with the loss of supporting bone around the implant in function. The prevention and treatment of these conditions are a challenge for current implant dentistry. Thus, the aim of this presentation will be to describe new studies on the extension, prevalence and severity of the peri-implant diseases and the influence of the peri-implant keratinized mucosa and lack of plaque control accessibility at the implant-supported prosthesis on marginal bone level and peri-implant tissues health.

Learning Objective :
  1. Describe the clinical features of mucositis and peri-implantitis
  2. Describe the prevalence, extension and severity of peri-implant diseases
  3. Discuss the effect of influence of the peri-implant keratinized mucosa on marginal bone level, peri-implant tissues health and brushing discomfort
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