The aim of this case report is to show a rapidly progressive form of peri-implantitis around a 7 mm-long sintered porous-surfaced (SPS) implant. It was actually characterized by extremely rapid progression of bone loss, which led to the failure of one implant in about 60 days. Although surgical treatments were attempted to arrest bone resorption, peri-implantitis did not resolve. Short implants are a very useful solution for the management of highly-resorbed posterior areas. That is why patients who rehabilitated with these kinds of implants should adhere to a well-established oral hygiene protocol to prevent bone resorption, which could compromise long-term survival of short implants.
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