This review of patient-performed or administered measures used adjunctively to submarginal instrumentation for the management of peri-implant mucositis included 14 studies. The findings indicated that adjunctive measures reduced probing depth, bleeding on probing and plaque level reductions at 3 months and were in favour of adjunctive measures, which were plaque.[read the full story...]
Peri-implant disease: Does supportive periodontal treatment improve implant survival?
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.[read the full story...]
What is the impact of peri-implant maintenance therapy?
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.[read the full story...]