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Effect of material characteristics and/or surface topography on biofilm development.
BACKGROUND From an ecological viewpoint, the oral cavity, in fact the oro-pharynx, is an 'open growth system'. It undergoes an uninterrupted introduction and removal of both microorganisms andExpand
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Accuracy of implant placement based on pre-surgical planning of three-dimensional cone-beam images: a pilot study.
AIM To evaluate the precision of transfer of a computer-based three-dimensional (3D) planning, using re-formatted cone-beam images, for oral implant placement in partially edentulous jaws. MATERIALExpand
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Accuracy of computer-aided implant placement.
AIM To assess the accuracy of static computer-guided implant placement. MATERIAL AND METHODS Electronic and manual literature searches were conducted to collect information on the accuracy ofExpand
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The use of CT scan based planning for oral rehabilitation by means of implants and its transfer to the surgical field: a critical review on accuracy.
The purpose of the present paper is to review the literature on the use of CT scan based planning for oral rehabilitation and its transfer to the surgical field by means of a surgical guide. TheExpand
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Characterisation of additional mental foramina through cone beam computed tomography.
Variations in jaw bone neurovascularisation must be identified to decrease the potential risk for haemorrhages and neural disturbances during surgical procedures such as implant placement andExpand
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Comparative localized linear accuracy of small-field cone-beam CT and multislice CT for alveolar bone measurements.
OBJECTIVES To compare the accuracy of cone-beam computerized tomography (CBCT) and multislice CT (MSCT) for linear jaw bone measurements. STUDY DESIGN An ex vivo formalin-fixed human maxilla wasExpand
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Randomized controlled trial to compare two bone substitutes in the treatment of bony dehiscences.
AIM This in vivo split-mouth randomized controlled trial compared a synthetic bone substitute with a bovine bone mineral to cover bone dehiscences after implant insertion. MATERIALS AND METHODSExpand
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How does the timing of implant placement to extraction affect outcome?
PURPOSE To systematically review the current literature on the clinical outcomes and incidence of complications associated with immediate implants (implants placed into extraction sockets at the sameExpand
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Accuracy assessment of computer-assisted flapless implant placement in partial edentulism.
AIM To assess the accuracy of implants placed flapless by a stereolithographic template in partially edentulous patients. MATERIAL AND METHODS Eight patients, requiring two to four implantsExpand
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A split-mouth comparative study up to 16 years of two screw-shaped titanium implant systems.
INTRODUCTION Many studies have dealt with the clinical outcome of oral implants, yet none applied a randomized split-mouth design for a long-term follow-up of similar implant systems. AIM ToExpand
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