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This months abstracts discuss topics related to Implant Configuration, Narrow-Diameter Implants, Implant Prognosis with Peri-implantitis.
Three interesting studies about Guided Bone Regeneration, Lateral ridge augmentation, and implant-assisted removable partial dentures.
This study evaluated the effects of the different loading protocols (immediate, early, and delayed) on the resultingPeri-implant bone density.
This study compared autogenous tooth graft material to Bio-Oss.
Improved primary stability can be achieved via welding titanium bars on implant abutments directly in the mouth, in a technique known as intraoral welding.
A recent study measured marginal bone changes and peri-implant conditions 8.5 years after placement of one-piece implants with an anodically oxidized surface (AOS) using a flapless or flap protocol.
Are the success rates for implants higher for fresh sockets or for those inserted in healed sockets?
Retightening abutment screws once after the initial torquing could enhance the removal torque of the screw.
How accurate are digital impressions when compared to conventional impressions, especially in cases of angulated implants.
The use of PRGFs for maxillary sinus grafting may be an effective and safe treatment option for the rehabilitation of atrophic edentulous posterior maxillae.
A recent study assessed the long-term outcomes of treating advanced peri-implantitis lesions using either a laser or curettes.
The rotational movement of an implant overdenture has a negative effect on the perceived masticatory ability of the denture wearer.
The subperiosteal minimally invasive esthetic ridge augmentation technique, or SMART, has been developed as an alternative to traditional guided bone regeneration procedures.
Does the failure rate increase as the implant diameter decreases?
Due to rapid advances in computer aided design/computer aided manufacturing technology, custom dental implants, or patient-specific implant dentistry, is continuing to gain traction with researchers.
A recent study followed up on thirty-four partially edentulous patients who were found to have jawbone cavitation during dental implant surgeries.
Is there a connection between age and the success rate of dental implants?
Can microthreads in the crestal portion of an implant reduce the amount of marginal bone loss around implants?
A recent study compared the efficacy of preemptive ibuprofen and dexamethasone protocols for pain prevention or control after surgical implant placement.
A recent study aimed to evaluate the clinical performance of zirconia abutments in anterior and posterior regions, focusing on implant-abutment connections and restoration vertical height (RVH)
To what extent can a residual alveolar ridge can be preserved by an implant?
A recent study evaluated bone regeneration around delayed implants positioned in large bone defects, that were filled with reactive soft tissue.
A study compared different types of hydroxyapatite (HA), for sinus floor elevation and augmentation.
Radiotherapy has been considered a contraindication for dental implants.