Peri-implant disease: Does supportive periodontal treatment improve implant survival?

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This review of the impact of supportive periodontal treatment (SPT) following implant placement on peri-implant disease and survival rates included 9 studies. While the findings suggests that SPT can improve peri‐implant health the quality of the available evidence is limited so high quality well conducted prospective studies are needed.

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What is the impact of peri-implant maintenance therapy?

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This review included 10 studies in a meta-analysis which suggests that peri-implant maintenance therapy is important for long the long term success rates of implants.

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