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7 Questions with Dr Adriana Locher
Dr Adriana Locher is a brilliant surgeon who also shares her knowledge as a digital opinion leader. The Argentinian focuses on lifelong learning and shares her tips and tricks on products and surgical techniques with a broad online community. We talked to her about her career, her path to success, and her favourite W&H products.
Patient- and implant-related factors – what affects the outcome of treatment?
In this study, non-surgical treatment of peri-implantitis was only successful in 25% of cases and was adversely affected by a medical history involving periodontitis and smoking, inadequate oral hygiene and a wide implant diameter.
Social participation in society even without teeth?
In old age, tooth loss leads to significantly reduced social participation in society, while maintaining a minimum of 20 teeth has the opposite effect and leads to a significant improvement and therefore more frequent social participation.