Impact of Keratinized Mucosa in Dental Implant Treatment
Learning to readily identify and treat potential soft tissue deficiencies can improve outcomes in dental implant treatment.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Explain the role of keratinized mucosa in dental implant treatment outcomes, and the controversy surrounding this topic.
- Describe techniques used to augment keratinized tissue.
- Discuss clinical considerations when probing peri-implant tissues to assess attachment and inflammation.
This course was issued in September 2020 and expires September 2023. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.