Outcomes of one-stage versus two-stage implant placement Critical Summary Prepared by: Gerard Byrne BDSc MSD 

A Critical Summary of:

Interventions for replacing missing teeth: 1- versus 2-stage implant placement

Esposito M, Grusovin MG, Chew YS, Coulthard P, Worthington HV. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2009;(3):CD006698

Published Date: 10/12/2010

This summary is published in the Journal of the American Dental Association and can be accessed at :-


  • Systematic Review Conclusion:

    The authors found no significant differences in measured outcomes between one- and two-stage implant placement techniques.

  • Critical Summary Assessment:

    A review of limited evidence from randomized controlled trials of one- and two-stage implant placement protocols showed no advantage for either protocol.

  • Evidence Quality Rating:


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