The Influence of Platform Switching on Clinical, Laboratory, and Image-Based Measures: A Prospective Clinical Study

DURSUN E., Tulunoglu I., Ozbek S. M., UYSAL S., Akalin F. A., Kilinc K., ...More

CLINICAL IMPLANT DENTISTRY AND RELATED RESEARCH, vol.16, no.6, pp.936-946, 2014 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


PurposeThis prospective study was conducted to compare the marginal bone level alterations, stability/mobility measurements, and volume of myeloperoxidase (MPO) and nitric oxide (NO) of peri-implant sulcus fluid (PISF) between platform-switched (PS) and standard platform (SP) implants inserted to mandibular premolar/molar regions with a single-stage protocol.