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Live Webinar: Maintenance of dental implants

Video highlights

  • Set up of successful maintenance plan
  • Detailed information on instruments, devices and procedures


[1] de Araújo Nobre M, Cintra N, Maló P. Peri-implant maintenance of immediate function implants: a pilot study comparing hyaluronic acid and chlorhexidine. Int J Dent Hyg. 2007 May;5(2):87-94. doi: 10.1111/j.1601-5037.2007.00239.x. PMID: 17461960.

[2] Glauser, R. & Portmann, M. & Ruhstaller, P. & Lundgren, A.K. & Hammerle, Christoph & Gottlow, Jan. (2001). Stability measurements of immediately loaded machined and oxidized implants in the posterior maxilla. A comparative clinical study using resonance frequency analysis. Appl Osseointegration Res. 2. 27-29.

[3] Silverstein LH, Kurtzman GM. Oral hygiene and maintenance of dental implants. Dent Today. 2006 Mar;25(3):70-5; quiz 75. PMID: 16617795.

[4] de Araújo Nobre M, Mano Azul A, Rocha E, Maló P. Risk factors of peri-implant pathology. Eur J Oral Sci. 2015 Jun;123(3):131-9. doi: 10.1111/eos.12185. Epub 2015 Apr 20. PMID: 25894059.

[5] de Araújo Nobre M, Mano Azul A, Rocha E, Maló P, Salvado F. Attributable fractions, modifiable risk factors and risk stratification using a risk score for peri-implant pathology. J Prosthodont Res. 2017 Jan;61(1):43-53. doi: 10.1016/j.jpor.2016.03.004. Epub 2016 Mar 29. PMID: 27032718.

[6] de Araújo Nobre M, Salvado F, Nogueira P, Rocha E, Ilg P, Maló P. A Peri-Implant Disease Risk Score for Patients with Dental Implants: Validation and the Influence of the Interval between Maintenance Appointments. J Clin Med. 2019 Feb 17;8(2):252. doi: 10.3390/jcm8020252. PMID: 30781553; PMCID: PMC6406564.

[7] de Araújo Nobre, M.; Salvado, F.; Nogueira, P.; Rocha, E.; Ilg, P.; Maló, P. A Prognostic Model for the Outcome of Nobel Biocare Dental Implants with Peri-Implant Disease after One Year. J. Clin. Med. 2019, 8, 1352.

Clinical topics

Oral hygiene instructions

Additional resources

Assessment tool

Peri-implant pathology risk assessment tool

This test, validated in 2019, is designed to: help clinicians predict the risk of peri-implant pathology & provide recall regimen recommendations for a particular case.

Peri-implant therapy


Prognostic tool: Prediction of 1 year outcome after peri-implant disease

This tool is intended to provide prognosis of implants diagnosed with peri-implant disease. 


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