The fate of buccal bone around dental implants. A 12-month postloading follow-up study.

Last updated on 23-8-2019 by Anonymous (not verified)

Peer reviewed scientific article




INTRODUCTION AND AIM: Buccal bone thickness is considered to be an important factor during implant surgery. Its resorption might have an effect on the soft tissue stability and eventually on implant survival. This study aimed to investigate the resorption of the buccal bone over the first 12 months after implant loading.MATERIALS AND METHODS: Twenty-four subjects (47 implants) were included. The buccal bone thickness was measured during implant surgery at several distances from the implant shoulder using a specifically designed device which allows buccal bone thickness measurements without …

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