Journal article

Implant placement and loading protocols in partially edentulous patients: A systematic review.

German O Gallucci, Adam Hamilton, Wenjie Zhou, Daniel Buser, Stephen Chen

Clinical Oral Implants Research | Published : 2018

Abstract

OBJECTIVES: To systematically review the evidence for the clinical outcome of fixed implant prostheses treated with different combinations of implant placement and loading protocols in partially edentulous patients. MATERIALS AND METHODS: An electronic search was performed in Medline, Embase, and Central to identify studies investigating the outcome of implants subjected to immediate placement + immediate restoration/loading (Type 1A), immediate placement + early loading (Type 1B), immediate placement + conventional loading (Type 1C), early placement + immediate restoration/loading (Type 2-3A), early placement + early loading (Type 2-3B), early placement + conventional loading (Type 2-3C), l..

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