Cement-or screw-retained implant-supported prostheses and peri-implant disease


This review comparing the incidence of peri-implant disease with cement- and screw-retained prostheses included 6 RCTs. The findings suggest no difference in level of peri-implant disease with cement- or screw retained prosthesis. However, the studies are small none of them are at low risk of bias. Consequently the findings should be interpreted cautiously.

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Review found that screw- and cement-retained implant-supported fixed restorations had similar outcomes

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Screw retained restorations were the main approach during the early years of dental implant treatment but the cement-retained restoration gradually becoming more popular. The aim of this review is to compare the outcomes of screw- and cement-retained implant restorations. The Medline, Embase, the Cochrane Oral Health Group Trials Register, and the Cochrane Central Register of [read the full story…]