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Prevalence of Peri-implant Diseases-Part 1

Buttendorf AR1, Ferreira CF2*, Oliveira de Souza JG1, Dalago H1 and Bianchini MA1

1Department of Periodontology, Federal University of Santa Catarina, Florianópolis, SC, Brazil

2Department of Periodontology, University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center, College of Dentistry, Memphis, TN, USA

*Corresponding Author:
Cimara Fortes Ferreira
UTHSC College of Dentistry - Dunn Building
Suite S502, 875 Union Ave. Memphis TN 38163, USA
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Received date: April 17, 2014; Accepted date: May 16, 2014; Published date: May 18, 2014

Citation: Buttendorf AR, Ferreira CF, Oliveira de Souza JG, Dalago H, Bianchini MA (2014) Prevalence of Peri-implant Diseases – Part 1. Dentistry 4:238. doi: 10.4172/2161-1122.1000238

Copyright: © 2014 Buttendorf AR, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.



Aim: Determine the prevalence of peri-implant diseases; mucositis and periodontitis, of patients from the Center of Studies of Continuing Education in Implant Dentistry of the Federal University of Santa Catarina. In addition to the extension of the disease, the proportion of affected implants was studied.
Materials and Methods: A cross-sectional study was carried out in 200 patients presenting 760 external-hexed cylindrical dental implant supported prosthesis with at least 1 year of loading time (range: 1–9 years). Probing depth, bleeding on probing and suppuration data was collected. Radiographs were required to evaluate supporting bone levels around implants.
Results: One hundred and thirty-nine (69%) patients presented all healthy implants, 46 (23%) patients presented peri-implant mucositis and 15 (8%) presented peri-implantitis. The overall outcome was 547 (72%) healthy implants, 161(21%) with peri-implant mucostitis and 62 (7%) with peri-implantitis. Conclusion: According to the results, it is concluded that the prevalence of peri-implant mucositis was 23% and peri-implantitis to 8%.


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