MAINTAINING PERI IMPLANT HEALTH - COLGATE SCIENTIFIC EVIDENCE BULLETIN

DATE: Jul 06, 2015

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Plaque is a complex community comprised of as many as 100 different bacterial species of varying pathogenicity. As the plaque biofilm develops and matures, its bacterial composition changes.2

WHY ARE DENTAL IMPLANTS VULNERABLE

The physical structure of the soft tissue surrounding a dental implant makes it prone to inflammation (peri-implant mucositis) which can rapidly advance to peri-implantitis.1

A 6-month clinical study examined the effects of Colgate Total® on oral biofilms and gingival inflammation associted with both teeth and dental implants.1 The study summary is available below to all Colgate Oral Health Advisor members in our latest Scientific Evidence Bulletin.