Webinar: Zero bone loss concepts

Zero bone loss
It seems like crestal bone loss was with us forever, and that really for majority of clinicians became a norm. Maybe that’s because we all have been taught by Albrektsson et al from 1986, that 1.5 mm of bone loss within the first year of loading can be considered as a success, if later bone loss does not exceed 0.2 mm annually. There are so many possible reasons for bone loss, that dentists think that is not possible to control all of them and tend to give up the idea of crestal bone stability. However, I consider it outdated and not accepting the idea that bone loss in unavoidable.
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Webinar: Zero bone loss concepts

It seems like crestal bone loss was with us forever, and that really for majority of clinicians became a norm. Maybe that’s because we all have been taught by Albrektsson et al from 1986, that 1.5 mm of bone loss within the first year of loading can be considered as a success, if later bone loss does not exceed 0.2 mm annually. There are so many possible reasons for bone loss, that dentists think that is not possible to control all of them and tend to give up the idea of crestal bone stability. However, I consider it outdated and not accepting the idea that bone loss in unavoidable.