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Table 5 AKUT-protocol by Lang et al.[93]

From: Definition, etiology, prevention and treatment of peri-implantitis – a review

Stage Result Therapy
  Pocket depth (PD) < 3 mm, no plaque or bleeding No therapy
A PD < 3 mm, plaque and/or bleeding on probing Mechanically cleaning, polishing, oral hygienic instructions
B PD 4-5 mm, radiologically no bone loss Mechanically cleaning, polishing, oral hygienic instructions plus local antiinfective therapy (e.g. CHX)
C PD > 5 mm, radiologically bone loss < 2 mm Mechanically cleaning, polishing, microbiological test, local and systemic antiinfective therapy
D PD > 5 mm, radiologically bone loss > 2 mm Resective or regenerative surgery