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Outcomes of one-stage versus two-stage implant placement

Gerard Byrne BDSc MSD .


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

Limited Evidence

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

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These summaries are not intended to, and do not, express, imply, or summarize standards of care, but rather provide a concise reference for dentists to aid in understanding and applying evidence from the referenced systematic review in making clinically sound decisions as guided by their clinical judgment and by patient needs. American Dental Association © 2019