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The Impact of Bone Compression on Bone-to-Implant Contact of an Osseointegrated Implant: A Canine Study.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23057052     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The dental community's interest in early loading of endosseous implants provides the stimulation to test the ability of modified implant designs as well as surgical techniques to enhance the establishment and maintenance of implant stability. This preclinical canine study examined this potential by implementing several implant design and surgical technique modifications to an existing tapered implant system. The design and site preparation changes were intended to induce different compression states on the native bone, hypothetically affecting the primary stability and the rate and extent of osseointegration. The outcomes of the modifications were evaluated using resonance frequency analysis, radiographic analysis, light microscopy, and histomorphometric measurements. Three compression scenarios were tested, with each demonstrating excellent clinical, radiographic, and histologic results throughout the evaluation period. However, the scenario intended to induce a moderate degree of compression provided the best overall results, supporting its use in early loading protocols.
Authors:
Myron Nevins; Marc L Nevins; Peter Schupbach; Joseph Fiorellini; Zhao Lin; David M Kim
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The International journal of periodontics & restorative dentistry     Volume:  32     ISSN:  0198-7569     ISO Abbreviation:  Int J Periodontics Restorative Dent     Publication Date:  2012 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-10-11     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8200894     Medline TA:  Int J Periodontics Restorative Dent     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  637-45     Citation Subset:  D    
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