COMPARATIVE TREATMENT OF PERI-IMPLANTITIS USING SURGICAL THERAPY VS PHOTODYNAMIC THERAPY: A CASE REPORT
Keywords:Peri-implantitis, Photodynamic Therapy, Indocyanine Green
Peri-implantitis is an inflammatory process caused by microorganisms affecting the tissues around an osseointegrated implant in function, resulting in loss of supporting bone. The present study compared two treatment modalities for treatment of peri-implantitis.
Aim: To compare the effects of Photodynamic therapy versus conventional therapy in treatment of peri-implantitis.
Materials and method: In this case report two different periodontal treatment modalities were carried out on a 57-year-old male patient presenting with peri-implantitis in the maxillary arch. He received initial non-surgical periodontal treatment followed by photodynamic therapy using laser on left side and conventional surgical therapy on the right side.
Results: Photodynamic therapy with laser showed better results than Surgical therapy.
Conclusion: This case report showed that newer treatment modalities like photodynamic therapy are as efficient a treatment modality for peri-implantitis as conventional surgical therapy.
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