|Validity of fractal analysis of implants in individuals with healthy and diseased peri‐implant mucosa|
The purpose of this study was to determine whether fractal analysis could discriminate the peri‐implant trabecular bone between individuals with healthy peri‐implant mucosa and peri‐implant disease using digital periapical radiographs.
|Based on this study, FD of the peri‐implant bone calculated from a periapical radiograph does not appear to be a valid method to distinguish between healthy and diseased implants, while clinical measures of PD, CAL, and BOP are useful for the diagnosis of peri‐implant health, peri‐implant mucositis, and peri‐implantitis.|
Lang MS, Miyamoto T, Nunn ME
|Clinical Oral Implants Research, 13.08.2020, https://doi.org/10.1111/clr.13650|
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