|Mesh||Reference||Study Design||Study Aim||Sample Size||Conclusions|
|Manual vs Powered toothbrush||Wolff et al. 98||RCT single blind with parallel arms (6 months f.u.)||Manual vs. sonic toothbrush in reducing plaque and gingivitis around implants||31 patients,
|Significant reduction for both manual and sonic toothbrushes (p<0.005) in BI, PI, GI, PPD|
|Manual vs Powered toothbrush||Truhlar et al. 00||Multicenter CCT (24 months f.u.)||Analysis of the effectiveness of a counter-rotational powered toothbrush vs. manual method||2966 implants||Powered toothbrush has a statistically significant higher plaque removal effect than the manual methods (p<0.001)|
|Manual vs Powered toothbrush||Swierkot et al. 13||RCT single blind (12 months f.u.)||Analysis of the effectiveness of a sonic powered toothbrush vs. manual method||83 patients,
|No statistical significant
differences between groups in BOP, GI, PPD and PI
et al. 04
|Cohort study (12 months f.u.)||Analysis of the acceptability of an oscillating/rotating powered toothbrush and its efficacy on peri-implant health||100 patients||Absence of tissue desquamation/ulceration, significant reduction of PPD (p<0.001) and REC (p<0.001)|
|Homecare Maintenance||Grusovin et al. 10||Chochrane review||Analysis of the efficacy of self-administered and professional interventions for manintaining peri-implant tissue||11 included studies||No statistically significant differences between manual and powered toothbrush. CHX gel has more antiflogistic effect than CHX mouthwash|
|Homecare Maintenance||Louropoulou et al. 14||Systematic review||Analysis of the best homecare maintenance procedures for dental implants||699 identified studies, 5 included||Lack of evidence for the best homecare maintenance practice|
|Homecare Maintenance||Renvert et al. 19||Consensus report||Evidence that periimplant
maintenance therapy is effective in preventing periimplant
|1 included study||Manual and powered toothbrushes are useful maintaining peri-implant health.
Interdental brushes and dental floss are effective in maintaining peri-implant health.
0.3% triclosan-containing toothpaste is effective in the maintenance of dental implants.
The use of antiseptic mouthwashes has not been shown to have additional beneficial effects