Dental hygienists are well positioned to implement risk-based recare intervals in order to improve patient compliance and outcomes.
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Is the use of soft tissue diode lasers by dental hygienists considered the standard of care in the treatment of periodontally involved patients (eg, to reduce the number of colony-forming units of pathogenic bacteria in pockets)?
The use of the dental endoscope in nonsurgical treatment of peri-implantitis can improve patient outcomes.
Modifying risk factors, facilitating decisions about the use of antibiotics, and recommending appropriate oral hygiene measures are the keys to successful treatment.