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Table 2 Overview on mean clean implant surface ± standard deviations as well as medians after decontamination procedures (after 48 h biofilm formation) regarding the groups

From: Effectivity of homecare and professional biofilm removal procedures on initial supragingival biofilm on laser-microtextured implant surfaces in an ex vivo model

Implant surfaces spCPTi sehCPTi CPTi Promote LL CPTi LL TAV
Air abrasive device
 Mean in % 99.91 99.78 99.71 99.94 99.82
 ± SD 0.1 0.4 0.3 0.1 0.1
 Median in % 99.92 99.93 99.76 99.95 99.84
Toothbrush
 Mean in % 98.84 50.34 33.89 67.19 69.80
 ± SD 2.0 7.5 8.7 7.7 7.6
 Median in % 99.42 50.22 35.82 67.55 70.17
  1. spCPTi smooth pickled titanium, sehCPTi hydrophilic smooth and acid etched titanium, CPTi Promote titanium Promote, LL CPTi Laser-Lok titanium, LL TAV Laser-Lok titanium aluminium vanadium