Mucositis refers to an infectious condition of the tissue around implants, while peri-implantitis in further characterized by loss of bone. Peri-implantitis requires surgical treatment, and the result is very difficult to predict.
Risk factors for peri-implantitis:
- Oral hygiene
- Cement residues
- Oral hygiene control
- Diagnostics with probing depths
- Conservative cleaning
- Surgical treatment