Parallel Walled Cylinder Implants vs. Tapered Implants: Differences?

Last Updated June 05, 2011

Dr. C asks:

As a general principle, is there any difference in the ability to establish primary stability between parallel walled cylinder dental implants vs tapered implants? Are there specific indications for when to use cylinder implants versus tapered implants? Contraindications? Which has the better chance of success?

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