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Treatment of peri-implant mucositis using a glycine powder air-polishing or ultrasonic device: A randomized clinical trial
Blekinge Institute of Technology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Department of Health.
2015 (English)In: Journal of Clinical Periodontology, ISSN 0303-6979, E-ISSN 1600-051X, Vol. 42, no 5, 462-469 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
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Aim To evaluate the clinical treatment effects of a glycine powder air-polishing or ultrasonic device on peri-implant mucositis. Materials and methods Thirty-seven patients with one implant diagnosed with peri-implant mucositis (probing depth ≥4 mm (0.2N) and bleeding on probing (BOP) (primary outcome)) were randomly assigned to treatment with either glycine powder air-polishing (GPAP) or ultrasonic (US) debridement. Treatment was performed at baseline and at 3 and 6 months. Professional supra gingival cleaning was performed at 9 and 12 months. Oral hygiene instructions were reinforced at each visit. Results At 12 months there was a statistically significant reduction in mean plaque score, bleeding on probing and number of periodontal pockets ≥4 mm within the treatment groups compared to baseline. The percentages of diseased sites were significantly reduced for both groups. Conclusions Treatment with a glycine powder air-polishing or an ultrasonic device is effective in non-surgical treatment of peri-implant mucositis. © 2015 John Wiley & Sons A/S. Published by John Wiley & Sons Ltd.

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URN: urn:nbn:se:bth-724DOI: 10.1111/jcpe.12395ISI: 000354495400008ScopusID: 2-s2.0-84929512224OAI: diva2:815568
Available from: 2015-06-01 Created: 2015-05-28 Last updated: 2015-09-16Bibliographically approved

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