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Subgingival débridement appears as effective as more complex and expensive therapies for peri-implantitis

Candice G. McMullan-Vogel DDS .


Systematic Review Conclusion

Local antibiotics, bone augmentation and subgingival débridement all may be effective in treating peri-implantitis.

Critical Summary Assessment

There is a need for properly designed studies to identify which treatments are most effective for peri-implantitis.

Evidence Quality Rating

Limited Evidence

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

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These summaries are not intended to, and do not, express, imply, or summarize standards of care, but rather provide a concise reference for dentists to aid in understanding and applying evidence from the referenced systematic review in making clinically sound decisions as guided by their clinical judgment and by patient needs. American Dental Association © 2019