Drs. Richard J. Miron, Michael A. Pikos, and Mark Bishara present recent research on the prominent links between the deficiency of certain vitamins and minerals, particularly vitamin D, and early implant failure in this exclusive article, which you can receive two continuing education hours for reading. Learning objectives include:
- Know the role of antioxidants in wound healing.
- Understand the effects of vitamin D deficiency on early implant failure and bone graft complications.
- Be able to identify and use a protocol for testing vitamin D levels.
- Learn a clinical protocol to optimize vitamin D levels prior to surgery.
For the full article and CE credit, visit DentalCEToday.com.