It is very important to take care of your dental implants through regular hygiene at home and at the dental office. The long-term prevalence of peri-implant mucositis (inflammation) is as high as 76.6%, which ultimately can affect the retention of the implant.
Source: Massad J, Implant Home Hygiene, Oral Health, July 2012, Vol 102, No 7, pg 49-54.
Hans Skariah, B.Sc., DMD
Promenade Court Dental Health Group in Mississauga
2233 Hurontario St., Mississauga, ON, Canada
(1/2 km north of the QEW in the Dome Building)