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The International Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Implants



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Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 8 (1993), No. 1     1. Jan. 1993
Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 8 (1993), No. 1  (01.01.1993)

Page 54-60

Implant-Supported Fixed Prosthesis Treatment of A Patient With Sjögren's Syndrome: A Clinical Report
Binon, Paul P. / Fowler, Clifford N.
Many completely and partially edentulous patients experience advanced xerostomia and have considerable difficulty wearing tissue-supported prostheses. A conservative, maximum bone preservation approach to immediate implant placement is presented. The surgical and prosthetic considerations for treating a patient with Sjögren's syndrome are reviewed and discussed.

Keywords: immediate implant placement, Sjögren's syndrome, xerostomia