Supportive periodontal therapy and dental implants: an analysis of patients compliance

Clinical Oral Implants Research, 05/04/2012

The results suggest that it is possible to have excellent degree of patients’ compliance for supportive periodontal therapy (SPT). The performance of periodontal surgical therapy itself is not a reason able to motivate the patients to maintenance care, while the insertion of osseointegrated implants seems to be a reliable reason to positively affect the compliance with SPT.

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