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Oral Health Care for Dental Implant at COVID 19 Season
Int J Clin Prev Dent 2021;17(2):72-72
Published online June 30, 2021;
© 2021 International Journal of Clinical Preventive Dentistry.

Yoon-Hee Lee

Department of Dental Hygiene, Daegu Health Science University, Korea
This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License ( which permits unrestricted non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
In recent years, there has been increased the cases of dental implants in Korea and it should be needed to educate the patients for periodontal cares in order to keep them longer. It needed the oral health education for changing the oral care habits for eliminating the dental plaque effectively for dental implant patient with the continuous dental cares. It has been known that the oral micro-organisms which occurred the periodontal disease and peri-implantitis were similar and the life spam of the dental implant would be influenced by the amounts and the activity of the pathogenic oral micro-organisms as Gram negative bacillus typed one. So, the management of the dental implant should be cared for the periodontal care first with the plaque control around the remaining teeth and dental implant materials as well as eliminating the periodontal pocket for prohibit the bone resorption.
In this study , it showed the effective management of the recall system for implant patient according to the individual oral state managed by dental hygienist, related with the difficult seasons situation with COVID19, suggesting with the preventive planning for professional care and self together. 4 stages of preventive cares would be introduced as stage A as Ace, stage B as Basic, Stage C as Challenge and Stage D as Development. The patients would like to avoid to visit dental clinic during the period COVID19 and it should be suggested the patients how to check their oral health state and dental implant and how to manage the oral health care selfish or develop on-line oral examination and the dental care method, through sending their photos of oral state of frontal teeth and questionnaires with diet control sheets together, for checking the individual oral health state

June 2021, 17 (2)