Role of Platform Switching in Success of Dental Implants- A Meta-Analysis

2020 Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology  
Aim: To analyze through systematic review and meta-analysis of implant failure rates, marginal bone loss (MBL) in patients who received platform-switched implants and platform-matched implants and to determine literature based evidence. Materials and Methods : Data: Search terms used in combination are dental implant, platform switch, platform mismatch, switched platform, implant -abutment design. Sources : An electronic search engine without time/ language restrictions was taken from Google
more » ... aken from Google Scholar, Pubmed. Clinical Significance: Platform switching for maintaining peri-implant bone levels has gained popularity over last few years. As philosophies of treatment alter over , a periodic review of different concepts are necessary to refine techniques thereby forming a basis for optimum treatment.
doi:10.37506/ijfmt.v14i4.12352 fatcat:rsj6b4g22vabbi23sgxufjzb2u