Int J Implant Dent 2021 Sep 14;7(1):95. Epub 2021 Sep 14.
Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, School of Dental Medicine, Philipps-University Marburg, Georg-Voigt Str. 3, 35039, Marburg/Lahn, Germany.
Background: The diagnosis of soft and hard tissue at dental implants will be challenging in the future, as high prevalence of mucositis and peri-implantitis were described in the population. Ultrasonography is a promising non-invasive, inexpensive, painless, and radiation-free method for imaging hard and soft tissue at implants, especially an ultrasound device with a 25-MHz probe demonstrating a high correlation between ultrasound, clinical, and radiological measurements.
Case Presentation: The following case series demonstrates the use of ultrasonography with high spatial resolution probe in patients with dental implants affected by soft tissue recession and/or crestal bone loss. Read More