Treatment of peri-implantitis by the Vector system.

  title={Treatment of peri-implantitis by the Vector system.},
  author={Eva S Karring and Andreas Stavropoulos and Birgit Ellegaard and Thorkild Karring},
  journal={Clinical oral implants research},
  volume={16 3},
AIM To compare the effectiveness of treatment of peri-implantitis with a novel ultrasonic device, the Vector system, with that of subgingival debridement with carbon fiber curettes. MATERIAL AND METHODS The study, comprising 11 patients with at least two screw type implants with bleeding on probing (BOP), probing pocket depth (PPD) > or =5 mm, and at least 1.5 mm radiographic bone loss and exposed implant threads, was carried out as a single blind randomized clinical trial. At baseline one… CONTINUE READING


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