Journal article

Fits of Implant Zirconia Custom Abutments and Frameworks: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analyses

Jaafar Abduo, Ling Yin

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ORAL & MAXILLOFACIAL IMPLANTS | QUINTESSENCE PUBLISHING CO INC | Published : 2019

Abstract

PURPOSE: The aim of this systematic review and meta-analyses was to evaluate fits of zirconia custom abutments and frameworks on implants and to identify the factors that influence their fits. MATERIALS AND METHODS: An electronic search was conducted through PubMed (MEDLINE), Google Scholar, and Cochrane Central Registrar of Controlled Trials. The search was completed in August 2017. Series of meta-analyses were conducted to compare fits of zirconia custom abutments and frameworks on implants with metal abutments and frameworks. The interest variables were the interface gap and the rotational misfit of abutments and the vertical fit of frameworks. RESULTS: Initially, a total of 672 articles ..

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