Electromagnetic irradiation may be a new approach to therapy for peri-implantitis.

Abstract

Peri-implantitis can lead to bone destruction around a dental implant through inflammation and immune reactions caused by bacteria adhering to the surface of the implant abutment. Electromagnetic irradiation can inhibit bacterial growth, increase bone formation, decrease bone resorption and reduce the inflammatory response. Our hypothesis is that… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.mehy.2011.12.004

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