Clinical parameters of evaluation during implant maintenance

Geoffrey R. Bauman, Michael P Mills, John W. Rapley, William H. Hallmon

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This paper reviews investigations concerning the clinical parameters of evaluating dental implants during the maintenance phase of therapy. Clinical parameters that are discussed include mobility, gingival alterations, tissue movement, probing and attachment level measurements, bleeding upon probing, occlusion, and microbial monitoring. The role of implant radiology is discussed and encompasses radiographic interpretation, interval, and technique.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-15
Number of pages15
JournalInternational Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Implants
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1992
Externally publishedYes


  • Implants
  • Maintenance
  • Probing
  • Radiographic technique

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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