Peri-implantitis and the elderly patient… Ann-Marie Roos-Jansaker

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Implants replace missing teeth in many patients, and the goal is to keep the implant stable for many years.

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Implants replace missing teeth in many patients, and the goal is to keep the implant stable for many years. If the patient can cooperate with oral hygiene habits and maintenance/follow up, most of the patients are able to have stable and healthy tissues around their implants when getting older. However, being elderly may lead to disability to cooperate due to mentally or physically reasons.

Learning Outcomes
• Describe how to diagnose infections around implants
• Discuss the difficulty in clinical decisions in the elderly non cooperating patient
• Discuss medically compromised elderly with infections around implants
• Discuss the goal with maintenance in the elderly implant patient

Dr Ann-Marie Roos-Jansaker
President of the Swedish Society of Periodontics, Ann-Marie worked for 10 years as a general practitioner before she became a periodontist. During her specialist training she started her research on peri-implantitis, and in 2007 defended her thesis “Long time follow up of dental implants and treatment of peri-implantitis”. She now works as senior consultant and collaborate with several universities in research. She presents at both national and international courses.