Straumann Group Implant Health

Our focus: Implant Health. Fit for life.

Similar to a natural tooth, plaque-forming bacteria can build up on the base of dental implants, resulting in an inflammation of the surrounding soft- and hard-tissue. At Straumann Group, we focus on developing solutions to successfully prevent, diagnose and treat peri-implant complications.

Your Benefits

  • Healthy peri-implant conditions¹˙²⁴

    Ensure predictable, long-term treatment success, benefit from clinically proven solutions.

  • Broadened treatment options

    Offer a broad range of dental treatment solutions and services to prevent, diagnose and treat peri-implant complications.

  • Time and cost saving

    Reduce complexity by one-stop shop solution and treatment guidance, Facilitate patient acceptance for recalls and home care.

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As the world’s leading company, Straumann Group has taken the initiative to work together with top experts to address the issue of peri-implantitis.


Peri-implant complications can lead to implant loss. But it doesn’t have to be.

Learn more about long-term prevention of peri-implant complications, by Susan Wingrove, RDH, BS

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Like bustling office blocks of busy cities, dental biofilms consist of towering microbial communities in which the resident bacterial cells form mutualistic partnerships and exchange interspecies messages.

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