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Treatment guidelines

Professional oral hygiene

Key points

  • The regular recall control appointment comprises professional cleaning of tongue dorsum, prosthetic components and any supragingival parts of the implant
  • The routine hygiene appointment can and should be used for detection and management of any complications (e.g. inflammation, prosthetic malfunction etc.), and evaluation of oral tissue condition
  • To avoid scratching the implant surfaces, for cleaning use for example plastic or titanium scalers

Clinical topics

Aftercare / follow up
Fixed prosthetics
Oral hygiene instructions
Removable prosthetics

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