After the treatment, it is necessary to schedule follow-up regular visits with the aim of controlling and maintaining the health of the implants, teeth and gums. The implant is made of the best clinical titanium and it won’t suffer from caries. However, it’s a foreign body placed in the gums so, if it accumulates germs, it can suffer from an infection of the tissues around them.
Peri-implant mucositis is the infection and inflammation of the mucosa around the implants that are not accompanied by loss of bone around the implant.
Peri-implantitis is the infection and inflammation of the mucosa around the implants that is accompanied by loss of bone around the implant.
When these diseases appear we must start their treatment in as soon as possible to avoid the loss of the implant.