Success of dental implants in smokers and non-smokers: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

@article{Moraschini2016SuccessOD,
  title={Success of dental implants in smokers and non-smokers: a systematic review and meta-analysis.},
  author={Vittorio Moraschini and Eliane Porto Barboza},
  journal={International journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery},
  year={2016},
  volume={45 2},
  pages={205-15}
}
The purpose of this review was to test the null hypothesis of no difference in marginal bone loss and implant failure rates between smokers and non-smokers with respect to the follow-up period. An extensive electronic search was performed in PubMed, Web of Science, and the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials to identify relevant articles published up to February 2015. The eligibility criteria included randomized and non-randomized clinical studies. After an exhaustive selection… CONTINUE READING

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