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Non Surgical Treatment of Periimplantitis

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT02023853
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 30, 2013
Last Update Posted : September 2, 2016
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Brief Summary:

20 consecutive adult implant patients, presenting the signs of peri-implant mucositis (probing depth ≥4 mm combined with bleeding and/or pus on probing) or initial peri-implantitis (probing depth ≥4 mm, bleeding and suppuration plus radiographic loss of supporting bone ≤30% compared with the situation after implant placement) will be included.

Sites will be treated by ultrasonic debridement of the pocket, performed using a piezoceramic ultrasonic device. For the purpose, a Tip will be connected to the Handpiece Led (5 minutes/pocket) . Then, it will be followed by the subgingival use of erythritol powder applied by the use of Handpiece connected to an airflow unit 2x5 seconds/pocket. At this time the subgingival delivery of metronidazole gel will be provided. After instrumentation, patients will rinse with chlorhexidine 0.20% 3 times/day for 2 weeks.

At baseline, 1 month, 3 months and 6 months the following parameters will be evaluated: Probing Pocket depth (PPD), Bleeding on Probing (BoP), Clinical Attachment Level (CAL).

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Peri-Implantitis and Peri-implant Mucositis Procedure: ultrasonic Procedure: erythritol Drug: metronidazole gel Phase 4

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 20 participants
Allocation: N/A
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: The Use of Erythritol Powder and Locally Derived Metronidazole for the Non-surgical Treatment of Peri-implant Mucositis and Peri-implantitis.
Study Start Date : December 2013
Actual Primary Completion Date : February 2015
Actual Study Completion Date : December 2015

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: ultrasonic, erythritol, metronidazole gel Procedure: ultrasonic
Procedure: erythritol
Drug: metronidazole gel

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. probing pocket depth change [ Time Frame: baseline, 6 months ]
  2. bleeding on probing change [ Time Frame: baseline, 6 months ]
  3. clinical attachment level change [ Time Frame: baseline, 6 months ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • adult patients suffering from peri-implant mucositis or peri-implantitis

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Heavy smokers current pregnant history of malignancy long-term steroidal or antibiotic therapy

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT02023853

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PROED, Institute for Professional Education in Dentistry
Torino, Italy, 10129
Sponsors and Collaborators
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Principal Investigator: Daniele Cardaropoli, DDS Proed
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Responsible Party: Proed Identifier: NCT02023853    
Other Study ID Numbers: Proed.08.2013.periimplantitis
First Posted: December 30, 2013    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 2, 2016
Last Verified: September 2016
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Gastrointestinal Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Mouth Diseases
Stomatognathic Diseases
Periodontal Diseases
Anti-Infective Agents
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Antiprotozoal Agents
Antiparasitic Agents
Vasodilator Agents