Effectiveness of different treatment regimens for peri-implantitis Critical Summary Prepared by: Gerard Byrne BDSc MSD 

A Critical Summary of:

Interventions for replacing missing teeth: treatment of perimplantitis

Esposito M, Grusovin MG, Tzanetea E, Piattelli A, Worthington HV. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2010;6():CD004970

Published Date: 4/2/2012

This summary is published in the Journal of the American Dental Association and can be accessed at :-


  • Systematic Review Conclusion:

    Little reliable evidence exists to indicate the most effective method of treating peri-implantitis.

  • Critical Summary Assessment:

    The results of this thorough review show that although treatments for peri-implantitis may be effective, not enough evidence exists to recommend one treatment definitively over any other.

  • Evidence Quality Rating:


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