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Table 3 Clinical parameters of gingival inflammation over a 1-year period

From: Single-crown restorations supported by short implants (6 mm) compared with standard-length implants (13 mm) in conjunction with maxillary sinus floor augmentation: a randomized, controlled clinical trial

  Short implant
Mean (SD)
Standard length implant and maxillary sinus floor augmentation
Mean (SD)
p value
Implant placement Baseline 1 year Implant placement Baseline 1 year  
PI 1.62 (0.6) 1.46 (0.4) 1.32 (0.4) 1.68 (0.5) 1.38 (0.5) 1.36 (0.3) 0.52
PPD 2.80 (0.8) 2.6 (0.6) 2.4 (0.5) 2.9 (0.5) 2.7 (0.4) 2.5 (0.6) 0.41
BOP (%) 38 27 24 36 28 22 0.64
  1. BOP bleeding on probing, PI plaque index, PPD probing pocket depth