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Osseointegration Scan blog page

JADA+ Scan — Osseointegration is one of ten quarterly e-newsletters updating dentists on the latest news and developments in selected dental specialties and disciplines. Information in each scan is aggregated and summarized from previously published materials, each item attributed to its publication of origin. The consulting editor is Clark M. Stanford, DDS, PhD, Distinguished Professor and Dean, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry, Vice President, Academy of Osseointegration Board of Directors.


June 14, 2019 Topics include: The role of systemic medications on implant osseointegration, antiresorptive drugs and implants, drug delivery systems to enhance osseointegration and SSRIs and implant failure in older patients.


December 21, 2018 Topics include: Prevalence of oral diseases in systemically compromised and healthy patients; Are dental implants feasible in medically compromised patients?; Hyperglycemia and peri-implant diseases.

September 28, 2018 Topics include: Esthetics of natural teeth versus implant restorations, peri-implant disease classification, peri-implantitis incidence and risk factors, and midfacial mucosal outcomes around implant restorations.

June 22, 2018 Topics include: Patient-reported outcome measures in implant dentistry; Patient-centered and clinically based outcomes of Locator-retained mandibular overdentures; Assessing patient satisfaction with single-implant crowns.


December 15, 2017 Topics include: Occlusal forces at work in implant therapy; Factors affecting interproximal contact loss rates at follow-up visits; The role of occlusion in dental implant and peri-implant conditions.

September 29, 2017 Topics include: Does osteoporosis influence the marginal peri-implant bone level in female patients?; Medical and pharmacological histories are key factors before dental implant placement.

June 23, 2017 Topics include: Peri-implant evaluation in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients; Proinflammatory cytokines in the crevicular fluid near dental implants in patients with type 2 diabetes; How elevated glycated hemoglobin levels in patients with type 2 diabetes affect dental implants. 

May 4, 2017 Topics include: Prevalence of peri-implantitis in medically compromised patients and smokers; How chronic smoking affects the osteo-immunoinflammatory mediators in the peri-implant fluid of clinically healthy dental implants; Factors affecting the prevalence of peri-implant diseases.