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Table 1 Systematic search strategy

From: To what extent residual alveolar ridge can be preserved by implant? A systematic review

Focus question In patient with implant restoration, what is the chance of residual alveolar ridge preserving and bone formation in the adaptive remodeling and what are the features of this preservation?
Search strategy
 Population #1—edentulous patient
 Intervention #2—implant OR overdenture OR fixed bridge OR transmandibular implant OR full rehabilitation
 Outcome #3—bone density OR volume change OR bone formation OR bone apposition OR bone deposition OR bone preserving OR bone preservation OR bone maintain OR bone increase
 Search combination #1 AND (#2 OR #3)