Tips for Preventing Peri-Implantitis
While the popularity of implant therapy continues to grow, it is not without risks. Take this quiz to see how well versed you are in the prevention of the most ubiquitous of implant complications: peri-implantitis.
Approximately how many dental implants are placed yearly in the United States?
Peri-implant disease has two manifestations: peri-implant mucositis and peri-implantitis.
Early detection of inflammatory disease is the best method for prevention and contributes to successful outcomes.
Smoking and uncontrolled diabetes are unrelated to the development of peri-implantitis.
Success of the implant is unrelated to the presence of oral biofilm.
Impeccable oral hygiene at home is the best prevention for peri-implant disease.
Anti-inflammatory toothpaste can also benefit patients with implants.
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