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Table 6 PICO Question

From: Horizontal augmentation techniques in the mandible: a systematic review

Population Healthy patients that suffered from resorption of the horizontal alveolar ridge after tooth removal with the lack of possibility to place dental implants without alveolar ridge augmentation prior to or accompanying implant placement
Intervention Horizontal ridge augmentation using autologous, xenogeneic, synthetic, or allogeneic material or combinations of these
Comparison Horizontal augmentation using only autologous bone grafts
Outcome variables Primary outcome: gain of bone width
Secondary outcomes: implant survival, success and complication rate