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Peri-implant diseases and conditions: Consensus report of workgroup 4 of the 2017 World Workshop on the Classification of Periodontal and Peri-Implant Diseases and Conditions.

Tord Berglundh, Gary Armitage, Mauricio G Araujo, Gustavo Avila-Ortiz, Juan Blanco, Paulo M Camargo, Stephen Chen, David Cochran, Jan Derks, Elena Figuero, Christoph HF Hämmerle, Lisa JA Heitz-Mayfield, Guy Huynh-Ba, Vincent Iacono, Ki-Tae Koo, France Lambert, Laurie McCauley, Marc Quirynen, Stefan Renvert, Giovanni E Salvi Show all

Journal Of Clinical Periodontology | Published : 2018


A classification for peri-implant diseases and conditions was presented. Focused questions on the characteristics of peri-implant health, peri-implant mucositis, peri-implantitis, and soft- and hard-tissue deficiencies were addressed. Peri-implant health is characterized by the absence of erythema, bleeding on probing, swelling, and suppuration. It is not possible to define a range of probing depths compatible with health; Peri-implant health can exist around implants with reduced bone support. The main clinical characteristic of peri-implant mucositis is bleeding on gentle probing. Erythema, swelling, and/or suppuration may also be present. An increase in probing depth is often observed in ..

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