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Treatment guidelines

Inflammation and infection

Key points

  • Mucositis and Peri-implantitis treatments focus on elimination of pathogenic biofilm and removal of causal or supporting factors such as subgingival cement remnants, restoration cleansability, hygiene etc.
  • Typical antimicrobials are 0.2 % Chlorhexidine, and adjunctive therapy options with antibiotics
  • Consider increasing recall frequency and hygiene instructions to patient
  • Adjunctive antimicrobial therapy options such as laser or ATP do not provide evidence-based or increased efficiency and efficacy

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