Early Survival of Single-Tooth Implants in the Esthetic Zone may be Predictable Despite Timing of Implant Placement or Loading

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Article Title and Bibliographic Information: Treatment outcome of immediate, early and conventional single-tooth implants in the esthetic zone: a systematic review to survival, bone level, soft-tissue, aesthetics and patient satisfaction. den Hartog L, Huddleston Slater JJR, Vissink A, Meijer HJA, Raghoebar GM,. J Clin Periodontol 2008;35:1073-1086. Reviewer: Kent L. Knoernschild, DMD, MS. Purpose/Question: What are outcomes for single-implant restorations in the esthetic zone when immediate/early or conventional implant placement approaches are used with immediate/early or conventional loading? Source of Funding: Authors stated that "no external funding was obtained.". Type of Study/Design: Systematic review with meta-analysis of data. Level of Evidence: Level 2: Limited-quality, patient-oriented evidence. Strength of Recommendation Grade: Grade B: Inconsistent or limited-quality patient-oriented evidence.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)52-55
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Evidence-Based Dental Practice
Issue number1
StatePublished - Mar 2010
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dentistry(all)

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