Component Description
Population (P) Patients, older than 18 years and in good general health, requiring the placement of one or more implants in grafted sockets
Intervention (I) Implant placement in grafted sockets
Comparison (C) Implant placement in non-grafted sockets
Outcomes (O) Primary: implant survival.
Secondary: marginal-bone-level changes (mm), clinical parameters (i.e., bleeding on probing (%), probing depth (mm), occurrence of biological complications (i.e., peri-implant mucositis and/or peri-implantitis), aesthetic outcomes (pink aesthetic score [PES], white aesthetic score [WES], PES/WES, Jemt's score)
Focus question What are the clinical and radiographic treatment outcomes of the dental implants placed into the grafted sockets?