Platform Switching Research

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Platform Switching Research .4mm or more seems to be the number

Systemic Review Shows platform switching is favorable Monje 2015 JOMI

Platform Switching works. .4mm or greater but survival same  Lit review by Atieh and Ibrahim


Shifts inflammation away allowing CT extend coronally past microgap Cochran 2013

“platform switching, seems to provoke a circular fiber orientation at the implant platform level. Similar circular fiber orientation was found at the first implant thread bone level for regular implants without platform switching.” 1

The results of the present study suggest that there is a significantly less MBL loss at implants with platform-switching than on implants with platform-matching. Lit Review Stafford EBD 2015